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Bachelor of Arts in Geology

Eastern New Mexico University
New Mexico

Program description

geology degreeEastern New Mexico University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Geology programme. Geology is the study of the Earth and its history. This includes rocks and minerals, dinosaurs and other fossils, physical processes like tectonics and weathering that have altered the land, and resources such as petroleum, metals and water that are so vital to modern society.

Geology also includes the study of natural hazards like volcanoes and earthquakes and environmental problems, such as groundwater pollution.

The Geology BA program at ENMU is field-oriented and is complemented by intensive laboratories in virtually all courses. New Mexico geology is spectacular and diverse, and the state is rich in natural resources. In addition to field trips taken as part of a particular course, field courses are conducted in the Grand Canyon, in Zion and Bryce Canyons in Utah, and in New Mexico and Colorado.

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Eastern New Mexico University

Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) opened in 1934, and offers over 60 associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in a large variety of fields. Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for its personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. The...

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