W&L's current Earth and Environmental Geoscience Majors
Resource Guide for Majors
Hello! Below are a variety of resources for you. Please let us know if you have questions that aren't answered with the information provided here.
The list of requirements to graduate with a Degree in Earth and Environmental Geoscience.
Long-term planning schedule for majors
Helpful events and deadlines during your junior and senior years. As majors you will be considering more than just courses; you will also be thinking about going to a conference, doing research and writing a thesis, taking comprehensive exams, and looking for a job or at graduate programs.
Information about completing a senior thesis and our honors program, presenting your research -- and celebrating.
Successful teaching, learning, and research can only occur when students, faculty, and staff feel safe, secure, and supported. Earth and Environmental Geoscience has a set of standards to lead to this success.
The Earth and Environmental Geoscience Department awards for academic curiosity and excellence, and for research, are chosen each Spring and handed out at an end of the year BBQ.
Our classrooms are designed to facilitate faculty-student collaboration, and we have a wide variety of field and lab equipment and instruments.
Find out here about guest speakers, department events or events on campus that we think might be of interest to you.
Attending geoscience conferences whether or not you are presenting is a valuable opportunity.
There are so many opportunities do to research with professors at W&L and at other schools or organizations.
Internships provide valuable experience and allow you to see a wide range of applications for your geo- and environmental-science education.
Students head off to a variety of graduate schools and jobs -- read about after W&L here.
Many alums stay in contact with the department for a variety of great reasons!