- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Interdisciplinary by design, our geology course of study reflects the diversity of modern earth science, covering subjects that range from the nature of environments since Earth’s beginnings to the impact of humans on the Earth today.
Why Study Geology at Oberlin?
Keck Geology Consortium
The Keck Geology Consortium is focused on enriching undergraduate education through development of high quality research experience. The consortium has been a fundamental component of the undergraduate research landscape for 26 years, supporting more than 1,400 students from 100-plus schools across the nation.
Each year at least two Oberlin students participate in original summer research at Keck, of which the word has a tangible meaning in the geoscience community: talented students gaining field experience supported by dedicated, master teachers.
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- GEOL 122 - Natural Hazards 4 credits
- GEOL 204 - Evolution of the Earth 4 credits
- GEOL 212 - Earth Surface Processes 4 credits
- GEOL 235 - Applied GIS 4 credits
Geology faculty are scholars. teachers, and researchers who are committed to undergraduate education. They provide opportunities for students to engage in research projects. Their areas of specialty includes oceanography, aquatic climate, coral reefs and coastal systems, paleoecology, metamorphic rocks, and tectonic geomorphology.Explore Faculty within Geology