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In Macomb’s Geology courses, you will see how minerals and rocks are formed and learn how to identify them. In your introduction to the geological history of the Earth, you will gain insight into the methods geologists use to unlock its secrets and how surface processes have shaped its landscape. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the geology of Michigan and the minerals, rocks, fossils and scenic features unique to its geographic location.

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Geology Courses at Macomb

  • Geology of Michigan
  • Introduction to Physical Geology
  • Historical Geology: the Study of the Geologic History of Planet Earth

Career Opportunities in Geology

While there are entry-level geological positions in the oil and mining industries and in environmental and government agencies for those with a bachelor’s degree in geology, most upper-level research and all college/university teaching positions require a master’s or doctorate degree.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Geology courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Geology Courses at Macomb?

For more information on Geology Courses at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean at Center Campus: 586.286.2147,, or at South Campus: 586.445.7354,

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