Academics

Bachelor of Science in Geology

Why Choose Geology at WIU?

  • Program has extensive rock, mineral, and fossil collections for teaching and research
  • In-class field trips are included in most courses to provide a hands-on experience
  • Many students perform undergraduate research and make presentations both on and off campus
  • Program supports two student groups - the Geology Club & the Delta Psi Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon (The National Honorary Society for the Earth Sciences)
  • All labs are taught by full-time faculty members

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Cheasapeake Energy Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
  • CH2M, Denver, CO
  • Exxon/Mobil, Houston, TX
  • Illinois EPA, Springfield, IL

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