GEO-Sciences
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Earth Science Program at SESS offers degree options in: B.S. Earth Science-Geosciences option, B.A. Earth Science-General Option, and programs for teacher certification in earth science and elementary education with an earth science specialization.

B.S. Earth Science-Geoscience Option

Our program provides the highest quality education offering field research experiences and a wide spectrum of earth science specialty areas including geochemistry, geology and earth science technology, oceanography and marine conservation and atmospheric science. Our diverse faculty include geochemists, geographers, geologists, astronomers, atmosphere and ocean scientists who are dedicated to the academic growth of our students.

Students in the program share concerns about our global environment and an interest in how the earth behaves and are interested in the appropriate conservation and management of the earth's resources. A Kean SESS graduate will be uniquely qualified to address a diverse range of Earth Science issues facing the world today. Our graduates have been successful in exciting careers including governmental agencies, private companies, environmental consulting firms, radio and TV broadcasting, teaching and studies for advanced graduate degrees at major universities.

B.A. Earth Science-General Option

The general earth science option provides students with a broad background in the earth sciences. This option covers the spectrum of earth science disciplines while offering students the greatest flexibility of designing their program according to their interest in the earth sciences.

Earth Science Concentration for Teacher Education

In addition, programs for teacher certification in earth science are available for elementary, middle, and secondary education as well as special education.