Geology majors develop the following skills:
Communication: developing and writing research proposals, reviewing scientific literature, summarizing research findings, informing/explaining/instructing, preparing technical reports
Computational and Mathematical: measuring distances/sizes/relationships, performing calculations, mathematical modeling, maintaining records, utilizing mathematical formulas
Investigation: defining a research problem, developing a research model, establishing hypotheses, gathering analyzing data, evaluating ideas, seeing relationships among factors, drawing meaningful conclusions, field sampling
Technical: designing equipment, identifying and classifying materials/specimens, observing data/things, establishing and controlling experimental designs, designing/using computer simulations, using instruments
Depending on your desired career path, additional skills may need to be developed. Make an appointment with a career consultant to design your individual career development plan.