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The Department of Geosciences and Environment

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4067C King Hall
Phone: (323) 343-2220
E-mail: geog@calstatela.edu or geology@calstatela.edu
Website: http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/geos

The Faculty

Professors: Stephen Kim M. Bishop, Barry Hibbs, Stephen E. G. Ladochy, Ali Modarres, Hong-Lie Qiu, Pedro C. Ramirez, Hengchun Ye, Killian P. H. Ying.
Associate Professors: Jennifer Garrison, Stephen Mulherin.
Assistant Professor: Andre Ellis
Emeriti: Harry C. Coffin, 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, Gary Novak, Clement Padick, 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: The General Option, 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

Geography Minor 

Geology Sciences Minor 
Undergraduate Certificate

Geographic Information Systems Certificate 
Graduate Major

Geography, M.A. 

Geological Sciences, M.S. 


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