History and Discovery
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or minor in Geological Sciences focuses on the study of Earth, its composition, structure and physical elements, examining Earth’s past and present, and make predictions about its future.
The beauty and wonder of our natural world draws many to the field of geology. God’s natural creation, including rocks, minerals, water, fossils, economic resources, caves, oceans and the atmosphere– almost any subject related to our planet– connects with geology.
This unique degree program in Geological Sciences is a balance of theory, laboratory skills and techniques, extensive field experiences and research. A wide background of study prepares students for a variety of careers in industry, government and education.
Olivet is one of only three Christian universities offering a recognized major in geological sciences.