Department of Earth and Space Sciences
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences offers programs that are designed to take advantage of the range of physical science disciplines within the department, emphasizing the links between various fields. These degree programs incorporate a broad base of related scientific disciplines, including BS degree tracks in astrophysics and planetary geology, environmental science, geology, science education (with our UTeach Columbus program). We offer courses in engineering, and robotics, as well as minors in anthropology, astronomy, geology, physics and UTeach. Our faculty offer the most diverse array of courses, degrees and student research opportunities at Columbus State University. Students have many opportunities to be involved in research, either in the lab or in the field, as well as presenting their work at regional and national conferences. If you've ever been interested in the world around you, ESS has a class or a degree for you.