Explore The Scientific Study Of The Earth

Rider’s earth sciences program is designed primarily as a second major for students in the College of Education and Human Services to train aspiring educators to teach earth science in high schools. Tailor your educational experience with our geology, environmental or marine concentrations.

Admission Requirements

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How to apply

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Major Requirements

This program provides the flexibility to concentrate in geo, environmental or marine sciences while still meeting the earth science-related objectives of high school education majors and to facilitate the timely completion of their dual requirements in the College of Education and Human Services and the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

Engaged Learning

Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.

 

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Put Theory into Practice

Earth sciences students enjoy the best of both worlds. This program is designed specifically as a second major for students in the College of Education and Human Services interested in teaching earth science in high schools.

Contact

Earth Sciences, B.A.

Kathleen Browne

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences

SCI 324C

browne [at] rider.edu

609-895-5408

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