May 23, 2024  
University Catalog 2019-2020 
University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geosciences and Environment

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4067C King Hall
Phone: (323) 343-2220
E-mail: or

The Faculty

Professors: Kim M. Bishop (FERP) , Andre Ellis, Jennifer Garrison, Barry Hibbs, Stephen E. G. Ladochy (FERP) , Stephen Mulherin (Chair) Hong-Lie Qiu (FERP) , Pedro C. Ramirez (FERP) ,.
Associate Professor:  
Assistant Professors: Kristine Bezdecny, Jingjing Li
Emeriti: Ivan P. Colburn, Alan A. Colville, Terry E. Davis, Perry L. Ehlig, Sin Fong Han, Richard W. Hurst, John A. Kirchner, Vincent Mazzucchelli, Robert F. Meade, Ali Modarres, Gary Novak, , John D. Rees, Robert J. Stull.

The Department of Geosciences and Environment offers undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Geography and Bachelor of Science (BS) in geology. The BA in geography consists of three options: Environmental Geography, Urban Analysis, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The BS in Geology consists of two options: Geology and Environmental Geosciences. In addition to BA and BS degree offerings, the department also offers a minor in Geography and a Minor in Geology for students majoring in other fields, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Geographic Information Systems. The department also offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Art degree in Geography and a Master of Science degree in Geological Sciences, under its environmental hydrogeology option.



Programs for this Department:

Undergraduate Major

Geography, B.A.  

Geology, B.S.   
Undergraduate Minor

Minor in Geography  

Minor in Geology Sciences   

Post Baccalaureate Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems   

Graduate Major

Environmental Science, M.S. 

Geography, M.A.  

Geological Sciences, M.S.  


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