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Earth Science - BS - Geohydrology Emphasis

Earth Science Undergraduate Bachelor of Science

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Program Type

Bachelor's Degree

Program Description

The Geohydrology Emphasis of the Earth Science major studies movement of water and solutes through the landscapes. This emphasis explores physical, chemical, and ecological hydrology, and engineering geology. It emphasizes case studies and water resources in the State of California. Courses provide a comprehensive introduction to the full range of skills used by hydrologists today, including field, analytical, and geospatial (GIS) techniques.

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Graduate and Professional Pathways

  • Environmental consulting

  • Public Sector and secondary school teaching

  • Academia

  • Environmental Science

  • Environmental (Civil) Engineering

  • Earth Science

Top Employers

  • Consulting firms

  • Local Water Districts

  • Local water control boards

Program Highlights

  • Our program hosts the Muckers Coterie, an undergraduate club for Earth Science majors and minors

  • Every student in the department has a faculty advisor

  • There are opportunities for research and fieldwork

Related Disciplines

  • Geography

  • Environmental Studies

Associated Interests

  • Hydrology

  • Water Resource

  • Waste Management

  • Sustainability

  • Climate Change

  • Data Science

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Santa Barbara, California 93106
(805) 893-8000

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