A large component of studying Earth Science at VIU involves getting out in the field and applying concepts learned in the classroom. This is included in our regular course offerings as well as our field courses.
We now offer a BSc Major in Geoscience
A Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Geoscience is now offered. Students who enroll in the major have the opportunity of completing the academic requirements of the Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
The Earth Science Department at Vancouver Island University, in conjunction with the Geography Department, now offers BSc Major in Geoscience, as well as a Minor in Earth Science that can be done as part of a BA or BSc degree. Students who enroll in the Major have the opportunity of satisfying the academic requirements for registration as a Geoscientist-In-Training (GIT) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (formerly APEGBC)