A geoscience undergraduate degree places you front and center in the biggest lab of them all: the universe. As a geoscience major, you'll develop the critical skills necessary to explore and analyze the natural sciences that relate to the earth and its environment: astronomy, geology, meteorology, and oceanography.
Geology Track, Geology, BS
Energy Resources Track, Geology, BS
Environmental Track, Geology, BS
Earth and Space Science Education, BSEd
Shale Gas Energy Certificate (interdepartmental)
The Geoscience Department’s nine-meter planetarium is an outstanding teaching tool used extensively in undergraduate instruction, both in introductory astronomy courses and in classes for Earth and Space Science teaching majors, and is available for group visits by schools, scouts, or adult groups.
Please consider a donation to the Joseph C. Clark Research Scholarship, Geoscience Foundation, the Paul Prince Memorial Scholarship, the Walt Granata Memorial Scholarship, and the Next Generation Field Geology Fund.
IUP Credited During National Science Foundation Symposium
Geoscience Students Present Virtually on Plastic-to-Brittle Exhumation History of Taiwan Metamorphic Core
Lewis Co-Publishes on Active Tectonic Fault in Western Taiwan
Warnock and Alumna Krueger Publish Study on Nutrient Recycling and Fossil Preservation
Deardorff Wins Outstanding Achievement Awards in Research, Curriculum and Instruction
Coles Wins Outstanding Research Award
Geoscience Professor’s Atlas of Mars Wins National Book Award