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what to study for geology

Postby jewelrylover99 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:58 am

I have always wanted to be a geologist when I grew up. What classes would I need to take and what do I need to learn?

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Re: what to study for geology

Postby amyc » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:57 am

The career profile for a "Geoscientist" might be of interest to you!

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... atdotheydo

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Re: what to study for geology

Postby sarahlaugtug » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:37 pm

Hello jewelrylover99,

Try checking out a local university or college to find out more about classes to take for Geology. You can look at the Major requirements, class description and coursework requirements. For all science careers, you will need to take a variety of classes (if you are going to a 4-year university/ state school) including biology, chemistry, physics, some math classes, and other general education classes.

Here's a website to get you started looking at some the course requirements for Geology majors. This is for California, and I'm not sure what state you live in, but you can get an idea of what kinds of classes you will need for the major. Look under "Majors," then by "Area of Study," then, "Geology."
http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/Welcome.do

Here are some different kinds of careers in the field of Geology:
http://www.personal.kent.edu/~cschweit/Stark/whygeologymajor.htm
http://www.onetonline.org/find/quick?s=geologist

Hope that helps!
Always remain curious,
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Re: what to study for geology

Postby Ggipunjab » Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:37 am

First of all!!

This is good that you want to be a geologist. In which city do you live?
Try to find out the universities to near by you..
This link may help you to find out the universities:
http://www.indiaeduinfo.co.in/careers/geo.htm
Find and search B.Tech colleges in Punjab
Website - http://ggi.ac.in/btech_it.html
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