Geophysics Coordinator – Dr. Shannon Graham
Students with an interest in the physical earth sciences can complete a specialization in geophysics. Students following this specialization will be trained for a possible career or graduate study in one of the following areas: Seismology, Volcanology, Geochemistry, Bio-geoscience, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Climatology, Climate Change Science, Oceanography, Aeronomy, Planetary Sciences, Mineralogy, Petrology, Hydrology, and Geodesy.
- PHY 120/Introduction to Geology
- PHY 171/Introduction to Meteorology
- CHE 201/ General Chemistry
- PHY 220/Advanced Geology
- PHY 345/Physics of Clouds and Climate
- PHY 393/Independent Research I (in geophysics)
One additional Physics course (PHY 411, PHY 425, PHY 451) or any 200+ level course in the School of Science or Engineering, by advisement, is also required.