Undergraduate Research

When asked what was the highlight of your undergraduate education, graduates of UCSC consistently say participating in undergraduate research.  All students are encouraged to seek out opportunities to apply their learning in the context of an undergraduate research project or internship.  

Senior Capstone
Earth Sciences majors often participate in research as a means of satisfying their senior comprehensive requirement.  For more information on the various means of satisfying the senior comprehensive requirement, visit the department's Senior Capstone information. 

Undergradaute Research Courses
Earth Sciences majors may receive credit for participating in research by enrolling in one of our Earth Sciences undergraduate research courses