• BYU Degree: A Dream 52 Years in the Making

    Click here to read Russell Henriksen's inspiring story about overcoming challenges and returning to complete his BYU degree 37 years later.

  • College and Department Undergraduate Scholarships

    Available to all Geology majors! 

    Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis.  Applicant must have 3.0 GPA to be considered.

    Applications are due February 15th.

    Apply here


  • Geology 210 Preview

    Click here for a preview of the Geology 210 Field Studies class for new geology students. This class includes procedures in observing, collecting, and recording field data. 


  • 2017 Hansen Scholarship

    Scholarship for Freshmen!

    To apply complete the online application  and submit high school transcripts with two letters of recommendation to the Brigham Young University Department of Geological Sciences.

    All applications are due by February 15 to the Department of Geological Sciences.


Department Overview

The geological sciences consist of a number of disciplines aimed at understanding the earth's origin and development and the natural processes that have operated upon it and within it from the time of the formation of the solar system.