Academic Programs

Summer Field Camp Information

The University of Akron's Geology Field Camp will be offered this summer in South Dakota & Wyoming. Learn more.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate majors, usually take courses in physical, historical, and structural geology, petrography, paleontology, and mineralogy. Depending upon your field of interest, additional coursework in a supporting science is encouraged. Your education extends beyond the classroom to locations across the country. Faculty members and students regularly travel throughout the United States in their scientific investigations. Our annual summer Field Camp is conducted in South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado. Field trips are also taken during the school year to such places as Canada, the Bahamas, Kentucky, Colorado, Virginia, and Missouri.

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Honors Project

Degree Programs

Graduate Programs

Master of Science (MS) in Geology

Areas of research include: hydrogeology, paleoclimate, geomicrobiology, glacial geology, siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentation, geomorphology, aqueous geochemistry, environmental geology, and engineering geology in addition to the traditional geologic areas of structural geology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, stratigraphy and paleontology.

Master's Degrees in Geography

Graduate Certificate