Focus your studies on the history of life and its interactions with the Earth through the bachelor of science in geobiology program. The program brings together courses in geosciences and biology and related fields and embraces the history of life and its interactions with the Earth over geologic time. It also includes study of interactions between living organisms and physical and chemical processes in the modern environment on Earth, and possibly elsewhere in the universe. Geobiology is critical to the study of environmental quality, global change and environmental-human health interactions, all of which have profound importance in legal, economic, and policy arenas.
This degree is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in environmental geology, geochemistry, environmental microbiology, museum paleontology, and even medicine. Students will be well prepared for advanced studies in this emerging discipline, and for careers in the environmental sciences.