Geoscience Undergraduate Program

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If you are interested in how the Earth works, then Geosciences might be the right major for you!


Please explore the information on this website if you are interested in the Geosciences major.  Stop in to see Christin Donnelly in Beach Hall, Room 207, call us at 860-486-4432, or email us for further information.  We are happy to answer questions and guide you through the process should you choose to declare a Geosciences major or minor.

UConn offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences.    Students can also choose to minor in Geosciences or complete a double major.

Still not sure?  Just try one of our introductory courses.  Many of our courses meet general education requirements. Choices include:

GSCI 1010: Dinosaurs, Extinctions & Environmental Catastrophes

GSCI 1050: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lecture and lab)

GSCI 1051: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lecture only)

GSCI 1052: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lab)

GSCI 1055: Geoscience and the American Landscape (honors only)

GSCI 1070: Natural Disasters and Environmental Change


 Find out why an introductory course in Geology is a great choice for your science elective.