Data Center Description
The Geology Department offers undergraduate programs leading to geology major and honors degrees. Combined major and honors programs with other science subjects and with geography are also available. In addition, courses in geology are offered to students in many other programs including geography, chemistry, anthropology and Atlantic Canada studies. The department also offers a Cooperative Program in which the students are employed in geology-related positions as part of their degree requirements. The department consists of five full-time faculties, together with part-time faculty members, adjunct professors and staff. The department participates in the Environmental Studies program at Saint Mary's University. It also houses the Regional Geochemical Centre which consists of X-ray Fluorescence and CNS-2000 (carbon, nitrogen, sulphur) Analysis facilities. Research in the department is funded largely through grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and other government agencies, and through contracts with government industry.