The Earth Science major will no longer accept new students after December 18, 2020.

Geology is the science of the Earth and Earth-like planets, focusing on the investigation and understanding of natural processes within and on the planet, and the materials, structure, and history of the planet.

About the Major

The Earth Science major provides training, including student teaching, specifically for the pursuit of a career in teaching at the secondary level. This major meets the State of Ohio requirements for Earth Sciences Licensure, to teach Earth Sciences in grades 7-12. Earth Science majors take courses in Education and Geology and other sciences, and their work includes outdoor field laboratories.

Related Minors


Graduate Outcomes

Robert Woodward '00

Rob teaches Physical, Life, and Earth Sciences and is the Head Football Coach at Wheelersburg (OH) High School.


Department Contact Info


Geology and Geography
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3907
F 740-368-3999

Department Contact

Chair: Bart Martin
Professor of Geology-Geography

Academic Assistant: Judy Arlington
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center 201