Geology

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Transfer to OSU Geology Program

This two-year degree prepares you to transfer to OSU with a solid background in natural resources, government and non-profit organizations, and universities.

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  • Why Go into Geology
  • Careers
  • Why Should You Go into Geology?

    Do you like working outside? Are you interested in natural hazards, energy resources, or cleaning up the environment? If so, a geology degree is for you. Earth is a geologist's laboratory. Geologists study the process of rock formation, climate evolution and change, mountain building, land surface evolution, and mineral resource creation over the Earth's 4.6 billion-year history. LBCC works closely with the Department of Geosciences at Oregon State University, which ranks as one of the top universities to study geology. Additionally, job demand in the geosciences is high, making geology a great career option.

    LBOS GEOBRIDGE: AN EXTRA-CURRICULAR PROGRAM BRIDGING GEOSCIENCE STUDENTS FROM LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Career Information

    All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon. For more information go to our Career Coach page.


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