This program is designed for students with an interest in obtaining a degree in geology with interests in the physical sciences, chemistry, physics and mathematics, whose career as geologists in the long term will be based in mineral exploration, geological mapping, governmental geoscience or consulting agencies, or who have a desire to advance to a graduate-level program in earth sciences.Course requirements and GEOL codes
The Harquail School of Earth Sciences offers a BSc as well as minors in Earth Sciences (Geology) and in Environmental Geoscience. Program objectives, admission requirements, and program requirements are described on the pages below. These programs are designed to ensure students meet the knowledge requirements for professional registration as a geoscientist (see Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario). For additional information on the two BSc programs, please contact the BSc Programs Coordinator Dr. Michael Schindler, Email: MSchindler@laurentian.ca; Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00-4:00 pm, in B5027, 5th floor, Willet Green Miller Centre.
Professional Associations with free or reduced membership dues for students
Association of Professional Geoscientists (APGO) - Please visit the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario website for complete details on professional registration. An APGO toolkit is available for tracking your progress towards obtaining the knowledge requirements.
Society for Geology Applied to Ore Deposits (SGA) - see http://www.e-sga.org/