Departments & Programs

Geological Sciences


The Department of Geological Sciences (GEOL) provides training for those who want to become professional geologists and seek careers in the application of earth sciences to the minerals, energy, and environmental industries as well as federal and state agencies, research laboratories, and postsecondary education. The department also provides preparation for students who wish to teach earth science at the secondary school level, and for those who seek a general knowledge of geology and its relationship to other sciences.

Majors, Minors, and Programs

Contact Information

Geological Sciences
Indiana University
Geology Building
Bloomington, IN 47405-1403

(812) 855-5582
geosciug [at] indiana [dot] edu