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Are You a Potential Major?

Are you intrigued by Earth and other planets?  Enjoy solving problems and mysteries?  Love the outdoors? Want to make a difference in our environment’s future?

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences offers the following:

  • Courses ranging from topics such as Mineralogy, Paleontology, Planetary Science, and Volcanology to courses on the coastal environment, geohazards, river systems, climate change, and many more.
  • Trips to local, regional and international field areas that provide on-site enhanced learning of skills and concepts.
  • Field seminar courses include the annual Grand Canyon Colloquium and raft trip, and our course and fieldtrip to Death Valley National Park.
  • Undergraduate research opportunities, which may accrue course credit and/or may be part of a Grand Challenges or Honors thesis.
  • Laboratory, computer facilities field equipment with the latest technologies that support both hands-on coursework and undergraduate research.
  • Opportunities for GIS certification and training for career paths in the energy industry, environmental and coastal geoscience consulting, and governmental research labs and agencies.
  • If you are planning to declare a major (or minor) in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, please fill out this form and return it to the department office (101 Blessey Hall) or email it to ees@tulane.edu. We will match you with a faculty advisor based on your responses.

Please contact our undergraduate major advisors to become a major!