All About the Earth
Learn about the Earth through the study of raw materials such as rocks and minerals; the processes that effect our planet such as tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, climate and more; and its history throughout geologic time through the study of fossils and the paleo-environment.
Interested in the Earth and Environmental Sciences? Check out our introductory classes in geology and geography at Columbia Basin College (CBC)!
Education in geography and geology can lead to exciting career paths in both the public and private sectors. Job opportunities can include:
- Natural resource development and management
- Environmental monitoring
- Waste management and disposal
- Outdoor recreation and tourism
The Columbia Basin is teeming with field experience opportunities for students in this area of study. Explore our robust rock and mineral collection in addition to a wide variety of other hands-on learning experiences.