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EGH Curriculum

Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Specialized Curriculum

The Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (EGH) curriculum is intended for undergraduate students interested in the application of geological and engineering data and principles to the study of rock, soil, and water to recognize and interpret geological and environmental
factors affecting engineering structures and groundwater resources. Students learn to characterize and assess the risks associated with natural geological hazards, such as landslides and earthquakes, and with groundwater flow and contamination. The curriculum prepares students for graduate programs and professional careers in engineering, environmental geology, geology, geotechnical engineering, and hydrogeology.

Interested students should contact Dave Pollard (Engineering Geology), George Hilley (Landscape Evolution), or Keith Loague (Hydrogeology).

Download the 2011-12 GES Major & Minor Curriculum [PDF]