Department Information

The Department of Geological Sciences provides an educational and professional research-based resource for the campus and community relevant to critical petroleum, mining, agricultural and environmental issues uniquely addressable by the study of the Earth. We provide an outstanding education for our majors in preparation for the diverse and ample career opportunities available to them and we provide the local community with a substantive expertise to help solve problems critical to the future development of the southern San Joaquin Valley and environs.

Contact Information

Department of Geological Sciences, 66 SCI

California State University, Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Highway

Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-3027

Fax: (661) 654-2040


Office: Science II, room 340