Geoscience Undergraduate Program

If you are interested in how the Earth works, then Geosciences might be the right major for you!slide 1









Please explore the information on this website if you are interested in the Geosciences major.  Stop in to see Christin Donnelly in Beach Hall, Room 207, call us at 860-486-4432, or email us for further information.  We are happy to answer questions and guide you through the process should you choose to declare a Geosciences major or minor.

UConn offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences.    Students can also choose to minor in Geosciences or complete a double major.

Still not sure?  Just try one of our introductory courses.  Many of our courses meet general education requirements. Choices include:

GSCI 1010: Dinosaurs, Extinctions & Environmental Catastrophes

GSCI 1050: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lecture and lab)

GSCI 1051: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lecture only)

GSCI 1052: Earth’s Dynamic Environment (lab)

GSCI 1055: Geoscience and the American Landscape (honors only)

GSCI 1070: Natural Disasters and Environmental Change


 Find out why an introductory course in Geology is a great choice for your science elective.