Geological Sciences at BYU

Both undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with our diverse 16-member faculty whose specialties include mineralogy and petrology, petroleum geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, exploration geophysics, structure and tectonics, planetary geology, glaciology/climatology, and paleontology.

Students are directly involved in conducting field research locally and across the globe in regions as diverse as the Intermountain West, Southeast Asia, Hawaii, the Himalayas, the Swiss Alps, the Bahamas, Namibia, Turkey, and New Zealand.

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Contact Us

S389 Eyring Science Center (ESC)
Provo, Utah 84602

Phone: (801) 422-3918
Fax: (801) 422-0267
Email: geology@byu.edu

Undergraduate Mentorship

At BYU, undergraduate students have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on meaningful research questions, giving them excellent work experience and often opportunities for publishing.

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