Geology - Astronomy

Mars surface

If your interests extend beyond the study of the origins and material composition of the earth to that of the stars, asteroids, other celestial objects and other worlds, then the astronomy-geology combined major offered at Whitman is the program you're looking for.

Take advantage of a rigorous curriculum - including course options and credit requirements in geology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, and math - to understand and appreciate the complex geological forces that shape the earth.

Learn from professors dedicated to teaching and eager to share their passion for their fields with you. Collaborate with them on meaningful research projects in our state-of-the-art laboratories, or use their knowledge and skills to conduct your own independent research.

Combine your classroom learning with invaluable field experiences to better prepare for successful graduate study.