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Earth Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ypsilanti, MI, United States
The Earth Science major at Eastern Michigan University is designed for those interested in pursuing a career as an earth science technician or interested in combining a background in earth science with other fields, including surveying and spatial analysis or even journalism and law.
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Overview

Earth Science students at Eastern Michigan University pursuing careers as professional earth scientists or considering graduate studies in this area should follow the Geology Major Professional Concentration and carefully select elective courses within that program, in consultation with an advisor, to provide complementary training in either the atmosphere, hydrosphere, or biosphere, or some combination there of, depending on the student’s specific area of interest. Numerous minors complement the earth science major.

Learning outcomes

These include, but are not limited to, the following: coastal environments, environmental analysis, chemistry, biology, physics and math.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • The Dynamic Earth System
  • The Earth System through Time
  • Weather, Climate and the Earth System
  • Introduction to Hydrology
  • Oceanography
  • Weather
  • Severe and Unusual Weather
  • Geomorphology
  • Glacial and Quaternary Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Rocks and Minerals

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    44

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General Requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Graduate Degrees and Programs
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11778 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ypsilanti

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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