Learning Outcomes

Geology Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a major in geology will be able to:

  1. Describe geologic relationships using qualitative and quantitative data;
  2. Develop and test geologic hypotheses using designed data collection;
  3. Analyze data and use concepts to interpret the order and nature of geologic events;
  4. Synthesize geologic data and communicate results in oral and written form;
  5. Apply quantitative skills to solve geologic problems.

Petroleum Geology Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a major in petroleum geology will be able to:

  1. Interpret and describe geologic relationship and rock in the field and in lab;
  2.  Develop geologic hypotheses and test these hypotheses through experimentation and/or designed data collection;
  3.  Analyze geologic data and construct and comprehend geologic maps and reports;
  4. Describe the genesis of petroleum and petroleum-bearing deposits;
  5. Analyze surface and subsurface data in order to characterize petroleum systems.
 
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