Students in this Major first and foremost have a love of working outdoors and ?in the field? itself. Developmental geologists tour their area of assignment as a matter of daily course, and hydro-geologists are also found outside in any area taking measurements and tests. In the classroom, a proficiency in math and the sciences are highly useful, and are essential skills for geography students and professionals alike.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Geology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.