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For Prospective Undergraduates

The College of Earth, Ocean and Environment provides invaluable experiential learning both in the field and with state-of-the-art classroom technology. CEOE majors develop skills in high demand in today's job market, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data analysis, coding, statistics and more.

Plan a visit to the Newark campus to learn more about studying at the University of Delaware and CEOE.

Specific programs are offered in the following majors:

Earth Science Education (B.S.)
Environmental Science (B.S.)
Environmental Studies (B.A.)
Geography (B.A.)
Geography Education (B.A.)
Geological Sciences (B.A. or B.S.)
Marine Science - Marine Biology or Oceanography concentrations (B.S.)
Meteorology and Climatology (B.S.)

Students in any major, whether in CEOE or another UD college, can earn the Eco-Entrepreneurship Certificate through Horn Entrepreneurship. Use your UD education to not only learn about environmental challenges, but also come up with solutions!

Information on CEOE minors is available on the Degrees Offered page.

Still have questions about our programs for undergraduate students? Contact Keeley Powell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Services

Want to be a Blue Hen?

Students in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment are a part of the larger University of Delaware student population.  Join a club. Work on campus. Play a sport. Attend a concert. Be a Blue Hen.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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