You’ll want a strong foundation in the space and geosciences if your ambition is to teach Earth science in a middle or high school. Your SUNY Cortland program includes course work in all areas of Earth science needed for New York state certification together with supporting courses for the General Science extension. Add quality professional teacher education preparation, and you’ll be on track for a rewarding career in the public or private schools.
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities:
Chair: Gayle Gleason (Acting)
Office: Bowers Hall, Room 37
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 124-126
The Geology Department recognizes excellence in its students with four awards:
Continuing students in the adolescence education: Earth science program are eligible for three departmental scholarships: