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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees. The bachelor of science degree is recommended for students intending to pursue a career in the Earth sciences–either professionally or in academia.

B.A. in Earth Sciences

The bachelor of arts degree in Earth Sciences is recommended for those students who enjoy and are intellectually intrigued by the Earth Sciences, but intend to pursue careers in other fields.

B.S. in Earth Sciences

The B.S. in Earth Sciences provides a strong background in basic science and geology, and through appropriate choice of electives can be tailored to meet a wide range of possible interests within the Earth Sciences.

Minor in Earth Sciences

The study of earth sciences provides a perspective of time and an appreciation of the natural world that can enrich a lifetime.