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Geology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
Ball State’s major in geology prepares you for geological careers in industry and government agencies and for graduate study that leads to research, teaching, management, and many other positions in industry, government, and universities.
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Overview

What You Will Learn

Among a wide variety of topics in geology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, and other sciences, you’ll learn:

  • computer modeling of geological and environmental processes
  • composition analysis
  • movement of elements into soil and water systems
  • how to conduct sample tests and checks
  • how to interpret a variety of data and analyze results

Students are expected to have completed GEOL 101 or a high school or college earth science course with an approved geology lab and mathematics through MATHS 112 or the high school equivalent as approved by the primary departmental advisor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

CoursesA few of the courses you will take include:
  • Earth Materials
  • Sedimentary Geology
  • Structural Geology Tectonics
  • Physical Hydrology
  • Field Camp capstone course

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • We will consider both your academic performance and extracurricular activities when we review your application
  • A complete application requires an official high school transcript sent directly from your high school
  • If you choose to send in your test scores, we accept scores sent from your testing agency or on your official high school transcript (SAT and/or ACT scores)
  • Be a first-year undergraduate international applicant to a participating college or university
  • Attend (or have graduated from) a secondary school outside of the United States
  • Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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