Earth Sciences, B.A. | Florida International University | West Miami, United States
48 months
18566 USD/year
18566 USD/year
6168 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Arts in Earth Sciences from Florida International University gives a broad background for a career in science education or public or private administration dealing with Earth and environmental science issues.


The Bachelors of Arts in Earth Sciences at Florida International University provides Earth Science background for those who intend to enter non-science fields, such as public administration, law, and especially teaching. 

Knowledge of Earth Sciences is essential for understanding problems of climate change, groundwater supply, weather and environmental hazards, geotechnical engineering, and natural resource management. Students have the opportunity to work in well-equipped Earth Science laboratories and to learn the major techniques used in the Earth Sciences, including meteorology, hydrogeology, oceanography and geology.


  • Geologist
  • Hydrologist
  • Atmospheric scientist
  • Meteorologist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Environmental Geology and Environmental Geology Lab
  • General Chemistry
  • Physics with Calculus
  • Geological Map Analysis
  • Introduction to Hydrogeology
  • Stratigraphy & Stratigraphy Lab
  • Earth Materials
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Senior Seminar in Earth and Environmental Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Take the SAT or ACT
  • Apply for Financial Aid 
  • Start your Application
  • Submit Transcript(s)
  • Submit Exam Scores
  • Submit Residency Documentation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9283 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9283 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3084 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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