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Geology is the study of the planet earth: its history, composition, and processes that shape the earth. Geology is a very broad science with strong links to chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics and engineering.
Many of the important questions being studied by geologists now include:
Students majoring in geology have many career opportunities. These opportunities include many federal and state agencies, education (K-12 and college), consulting industry, and non-profit agencies.There are even opportunities in law and medical research.
Graduates of our degree programs in Geology have successful careers with local, state and federal agencies, and numerous consulting firms including:
Teach Earth science at the high school level via one of several options in association with our Departments of Educational Studies and Services.... read more.
Many of our alumni have entered graduate school to receive advanced training as:
If you would like more information about geology at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Dr. Edwin Romanowicz, Director
Office: Hudson Hall 132
Phone: (518) 564-2028
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 554-1041
Fax: (518) 564-5267