Geoscience majors are varied in background and interests. However, most students in this discipline share a common concern of people-environment relationships and foster a desire to better understand the interrelationships of these phenomena. In order to succeed well in the discipline, prospective majors should have the potential to achieve cartographic and/or statistical skills; possession of these skills will enable them to better synthesize and interpret geographic data. Having the ability to express their findings in a clear straightforward manner will also contribute to their success in the field.

The concentrations for Geosciences major are:

Advising and Career Coaching

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Sarah Barger BA

Academic Advisor

Life Sciences 258 A
Phone: (812) 941-2284

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Shelia Gustafson M. Div

Academic Advisor

Life Sciences 258D
Phone: (812) 941-2219

Learn from Professionals

Social Media and Networking

Consider following and/or joining these local and national organizations to meet professionals

Student Organizations

Find and join IU Southeast student organizations through Grenadier Central.

Get Experience

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions are a great way to get exposed to your field(s) of interest and to invest time in your local community.


IU Southeast students have completed the following internships to get related experience for their majors. For information on currently available internship opportunities, visit the Internships job board.

Top Employers

This top employers list was created using the LinkedIn Alumni Tool.

  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  • Louisville Water Company
  • Fastenal Company
  • Stock Yards Bank & Trust
  • Intat Precision, Inc.