Welcome to the Geology Department
The faculty and staff of the CSUS Geology Department are committed to providing the best geological education available anywhere. We meet this commitment through high-quality teaching, close student-faculty interaction, undergraduate and graduate research, and an emphasis on field geology.
We offer B.A. and B.S. degrees in Geology and a B.A. degree in Earth Science. We also offer a Master of Science degree in Geology, with student opportunities in applied hydrogeology, aqueous geochemistry, engineering geology, geophysics, groundwater modeling, igneous petrology, mineralogy, sedimentology & stratigraphy, structure & tectonics, surficial processes, and volcanology.
Geology Department News
10th Annual Rock Auction!
Come see and bid on a wide variety of rocks, minerals and other geological goodness at this year's rock auction. The 10th annual rock auction is this Friday, November 22nd from 6pm - 9pm in the Alumni Center. Here is the flyer for more details.
Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule Available Soon!
Keep your eyes open for the new Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule.
One World Initiative
Our own Dr. Lisa Hammersley spear-headed this inititiative. Read more about it, including this year's theme: Migration.
Check out our Google Calendar
We have added a Google Calendar to the Events page to keep you all informed about meetings, colloquia, etc.
Equipco Sales & Service, Inc. of Concord, California donated Solinst 3001 Levelogger instruments to our department! Equipco provides sales, rentals, and service of instruments used for air monitoring, water quality monitoring, and environmental sampling. Visit the Equipco Environmental Equipment Rental Website for more information about their products and services or call 1-888-234-5678.