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Geology

Casper College has got to be one of the best places on earth to study geology, as Wyoming is replete with geological formations from the Pre-Cambrian era to recent.

The oil, mineral, and gas industries provide a strong economic base in Wyoming. Tourism is enhanced by the numerous fossil beds, archeological sites, and geological formations within the state.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

Visitors to the Casper College campus may have hands-on experiences at the Tate Geological Museum with rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossil casting, and dinosaur skeleton assembly. Some of our geology courses are also offered online.

Geology Club

The purpose of the Geology Club is to enhance the learning experience in the various disciplines of Earth Science for Casper College students and members of the community.

Students gain hands-on experience and opportunities to meet professionals and non-professionals in the field. Field trips, events with the museum and other venues make every moment memorable and fun.

Meetings are held at Noon the first Tuesday of each month in room 121 at the Tate Museum except during the summer.

What can I do with this major?

Employment info

Learn more about wage ranges for geoscientists in Wyoming and across the U.S., as well as the general occupational profile for geoscientists.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

Interested in online learning?

A portion of the courses in this program may be available online. Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

Contact Info

Julie Hansen

Academic Assistant, School of Science

Gerald (Jerry) Hawkes

Dean, School of Science