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The Geology Department at USU Eastern focuses on research and education on Planet Earth. This includes a diversity of topics dealing with the evolution of the atmosphere, biosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere. Students interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in geology can begin their studies at USU Eastern. The geology program offers the student the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree and fulfill prerequisite and elective courses.

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The Geology Department at USU Eastern works in conjunction with the Geology Department at Utah State University and regularly offers introductory-level geology and physical geography courses, and first- and second-year courses designed for science majors.

Our mission is:

  • to offer the earth science general education courses required for associate degree programs
  • to offer laboratory courses for geology majors who plan to transfer and obtain a bachelor's degree in geology