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Geology

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The Geology program at the University of Nevada, Reno is an interdisciplinary science that studies the Earth and its construction and the natural processes that have - and continue - to shape it. Classwork in the various Geology academic degree tracks emphasize knowledge and understanding of earth and tectonic processes.

Related Degrees and Programs

  • Minor in Geology: An introduction to the field of Geology, the interdisciplinary science that studies the Earth's processes, environments and history.
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology: Introduces students to the study of the Earth's natural processes, environments and history within an interdisciplinary context.
  • Master of Science in Geology: Allows students to pursue studies in the geologic spectrum that align more closely with their research and professional interests. Masters students may cross disciplines and engage in regional and international research programs.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geology: Offers students an opportunity for deep analysis and research of the Earth's geological processes in a wide spectrum of specialized tracks. Ample regional and international research opportunities allow for students to pursue their academic and professional interests.

Contact Geological Sciences and Engineering

Phone(775) 784-6050
Fax(775) 784-1833
Location Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering
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Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0172
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