Geology is the scientific study of the origin, history and structure of the earth. Students may take courses to prepare for a major in geology and to fulfill general education requirements.
Career options include teaching; employment by private corporations including mining, hydrology, and engineering companies; government agencies such as the U.S. Geological Survey, the California Department of Conservation, and regional planning offices.
Department Chair: John Turbeville
Dean: Mike Fino
Department: Physical Science
Office: San Elijo, Room 502A
P 760.944.4449 x7707