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Geoscience BS Program Geoinformatics Major

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Geoscience BS Program Geoinformatics Major

Provides mastery of both Earth science and data science

  • Combination that is sought after in the job market
  • Data Scientist is ranked # 2 in a listing of best jobs for America in 2021.

New major to Geoscience BS program includes

  • Rigorous lower division preparation in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • General upper division preparation in Earth history, hydrogeology, meteorology and physical oceanography
  • Specialized upper division courses in GIS, remote sensing, field measurement techniques, geophysics and computation

For More Information Contact

Dean Whitman, Associate Chair, Dept of Earth and Environment

  • (305) 348-3089;

Jessica Bolson, Undergraduate Program Director, Earth and Environment

  • (305) 348-1930

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Geoscience BS Geoinformatics Major (PowerPoint)

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