Department of Geology, Hamilton College

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The geology program at Hamilton combines an innovative curriculum, an
emphasis on field work and a commitment to student-faculty
research. Concentrators must complete eight required courses in
geology, one elective and a two-semester senior project or
thesis. Hamilton also offers a concentration in geoarchaeology, which
combines a background in the geosciences with preparation in

Students may minor in geology by taking one introductory course and
four other courses in the department at the 200 level or
higher. Alternatively, students may minor in environmental studies and
choose from a wide variety of courses in many disciplines, including
many in geology.

High school preparation for studies in the geosciences should include
courses in the sciences as well as advanced courses in English


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