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Study Area

Geology/Engineering Geology B.S.
College of Letters and Science
Division of Physical Sciences

About the Major
Geology/Engineering Geology is the science of the structure and evolution of the Earth, with an emphasis on civil and environmental engineering. In lecture/laboratory classes, students learn about rocks and minerals and the processes which formed the. In field classes, students travel to mountain, beach and desert areas to study the structure and form of the Earth. Coursework in engineering helps to evaluate possible geologic hazards (landslides, landfills, waste disposal sites, groundwater contamination, earthquake damage to buildings.)

Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences in the General Catalog

Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences website

Contact Information
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
595 Charles Young Drive East, Box 951567
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567

The requirements listed above are from the UCLA General Catalog.
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last updated 2/2/2009 2:01:00 PM