Geological Sciences

 Careers in Geological Sciences

Geological Sciences studies the Earth - more than just rocks! Geology studies how the earth formed, geological hazards like earthquakes and volcanoes, the atmosphere, resources like oil and diamonds, water and sand, landslides, and more.

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 Geology Links


Students can receive Honors Credit in Geology, but must complete the following:

  • Field Trip: to a museum, or for Celebrate the Mountains, etc.
  • Written work: research paper, web-based project, questions for games.
  • Nonwritten work: Classroom presentation or project, computer application, or review game for other students.
  • Community based work: Volunteer at local schools, or at the Franklin Mountain State Park, or at a museum such as the Science Museum or the Centennial.


 Text Books

Earth portrairt of a planet
Earth: Portrait of a Planet
1301, 1302

1101 Lab Book


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Lab Book by Abushagur at VV

or by Caskey at

other campuses

Earth Portrait of

a Planet 1302

1102 no Lab book




1103 Lab book

The earth through time
The Earth Through Time
1304 or Origins at TM


1104 Lab book

(Please Note: Text books vary by campus and may change periodically - check with your instructor for the current edition & specific book)


Geol 1305