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College Of Arts And Sciences
Earth & Space Sciences
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Why Study Earth & Space Sciences?

The Earth and Space Sciences program features an interdisciplinary learning approach. You'll get a background in fields such as geology, astronomy, atmospheric and marine sciences, and then customize your degree plan to prepare for careers in biogeochemistry, astrobiology, scientific journalism, education or medical geology.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Atmospheric Sciences
  • Weather and Climate
  • The Earth Through Time
  • Intro to Astronomy

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Staff Scientist
  • Administrator
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Research Assistant

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Pennsylvania

Interested in this Major?

Department of Geosciences

Chair: Brian Phillips

Office: 255 Earth and Space Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-8201

College Of Arts And Sciences
Earth & Space Sciences
Back to all Programs

Why Study Earth & Space Sciences?

The Earth and Space Sciences program features an interdisciplinary learning approach. You'll get a background in fields such as geology, astronomy, atmospheric and marine sciences, and then customize your degree plan to prepare for careers in biogeochemistry, astrobiology, scientific journalism, education or medical geology.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Atmospheric Sciences
  • Weather and Climate
  • The Earth Through Time
  • Intro to Astronomy

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Staff Scientist
  • Administrator
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Research Assistant

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Pennsylvania

Interested in this Major?

Department of Geosciences

Chair: Brian Phillips

Office: 255 Earth and Space Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-8201

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