Study geology and the world is your laboratory as you explore the Earth’s physical
history and relentless change.
From fundamental earth science courses to a year-long research experience, geology
majors get the knowledge and skills to assume a wide variety of geotechnical positions
in the rapidly growing areas of environmental geology and hydrology.
Jobs in geology include such activities as:
locating the oil and natural gas that fuel our economy
exploring for the minerals and metals used to manufacture high-tech goods
monitoring and protecting water quality
assessing and cleaning up groundwater resources
Towson geology alumni work in the environmental and petroleum industries, and government
agencies in Maryland and across the country.