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The program provides a solid background in the essential of math, physics, and geology, while at the same time providing knowledge about the entire spectrum of geophysics ranging from exploration geophysics to earthquake seismology, to volcanoes, and plate tectonics. Students are prepared for either an immediate professional career in the resources and environmental sciences industries or future graduate study.

The following courses have no or minimal prerequisites and are a great way to get started in Geophysics:GEOPHYS 104, 110, 113, 130, 140, 182, 184, 190, 201, as well as our intro seminars GEOPHYS 25Q, 50N and 60N.

Please see the Registrar Office for courses to fill the GER requirement, as well as, a list of Geophysics courses.