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Geology

Mount Holyoke College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
54400 USD/year
54400 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor in Geology from Mount Holyoke College provides students with an understanding of earth processes, properties, and history, as well as the evolution of life and the interactions between human and Earth’s environments.

Overview

“The geoscience community provides the knowledge, experience, and ingenuity to meet society’s demands for natural resources, environmental quality, and resilience from hazards.” –American Geological Institute, 2009

Only one planet is known to sustain life. Understanding the Earth’s complex systems is essential not only to our continued way of life, but to our very survival. The Geology major at Mount Holyoke College provides students with an understanding of Earth processes, properties, and history, to the evolution of life, and to the interactions between human beings and various environments. 

In illuminating the dynamic processes that shape our planet, geology includes study of a wide range of areas, including:

  •  energy and climate change;
  •  water availability and population growth; 
  • waste treatment and disposal; 
  • sustainable land use; 
  • the interaction of the ocean and the atmosphere.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Oceanography 
  • Environmental Geology 
  • Precious Drops: The Geology of Groundwater and Fossil Fuels 
  • History of Life 
  • Introduction to Hydrology: A Data Perspective 
  • Methods in Earth Science 
  • Rocks and Minerals 
  • History of Earth 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
  • Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
  • Standardized Test Scores (optional)
  • Art Supplement (optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
  • Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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