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Geology, B.Sc.

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Idaho Falls, ID, United States
The Geology program at Idaho State University is part of an active community of scholars consisting of undergraduate and graduate students, support and research staff, and professors. Objectives of the department are to train students for professional positions or further study in all aspects of the geosciences. 
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Upon graduating from the Geology program at Idaho State University:

  • Graduates will think critically and comprehend written and verbal communications about geoscience topics.
  • Graduates will have specific skills for careers in geoscience and related industries, licensure, or to continue in ­graduate study.
  • Graduates will attain employment in geology or related fields or gain admission to graduate programs.

Program-Specific Goals and Objectives


  • Graduates will know geoscience materials, principles, and their applications to scientific inquiry and to societal ­concerns.
  • Graduates will understand geologic processes and their expression in the history of the Earth.


  • Provide undergraduate students with coursework, laboratory experiences, field exercises, and hands-on opportunities in order to achieve all goals set forth above.
  • Improve students’ awareness of opportunities for professional employment, licensure, or continued education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Physical Geology 
  • Real Monsters
  • Exploring Data and Information
  • Physical Geology for Scientists 
  • Historical Geology
  • Earth in Space and Time

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

You may need the following:
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Application fee is $50

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11470 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    11470 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11470 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • In-State

    3710 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Idaho Falls

  • 680 - 970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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