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Geology, B.A./B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ogden, UT, United States
The Geology program at Weber State University prepares students who are interested in Earth’s processes and history for exciting careers in energy, environmental protection and related fields.
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Overview

As a Geology major at Weber State University, you’ll gain practical experience through internships, field experiences and undergraduate research. In addition, you can apply to conduct your research with financial backing from Weber State’s Office of Undergraduate Research.

Join Weber State’s Geology Club to meet your peers, network with professionals and spend fall break in Yellowstone.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

You’ll learn concepts and skills related to the physical and biological aspects of Earth.

In addition, you’ll learn to address issues related to environmental protection, natural hazards, and energy, mineral and water resources.

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 include:

  • Dynamic Earth: Physical Geology 
  • Physical Geology Lab
  • Historical Geology 
  • Earth Materials 
  • Water Resources
  • Geomorphology 
  • Technical Writing
  • Professional and Technical Writing
  • Literature of the Natural World 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • WSU Application
  • $65.00 Application Fee
  • Official School Records (Translated into English)
  • Confidential Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4990 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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