Mission Statement & Code of Conduct
The Department of Geosciences is designed to prepare students to excel in earth-related careers in public service, the private sector and education. The programs are intended to improve a student's ability to grasp earth concepts and ideas with greater clarity. Our goal is to provide high-quality training to prepare graduates for life-long advancement in the geosciences.
The department is committed to fostering an open and welcoming environment for students of all races, gender identities, nationalities, and backgrounds. Black lives matter! To help encourage this environment, all members of the Department of Geosciences follow a set of principles and practices for professional behavior that all faculty, staff, and students are held to. Our full Code of Conduct can be viewed here as a pdf file.