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Department of Geology and Environmental Science
Gain a greater appreciation for the processes that shape, change, and safeguard our Earth.

Hands-on, Real-World Experiences

Geology class taught by Scott Gifford goes on a field trip to R Mountain and surrounding areas.

BYU-Idaho's unique location offers students an exceptional experience to study some of the most famous geological locations in the world.

Local and regional field trips and other off-campus field experiences enhanced students' understanding of powerful geologic processes and superior preparation for future careers.

Geology students develop critical think and communication skills and earn a strong background in science, technology, and mathematics.