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Earth Sciences, B.A.

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University rank #79 (WUR) Minneapolis, MN, United States
Earth Sciences is the study of the composition, structure, and history of the Earth, as well as the processes that operate on and within it. Emphasis on the crust, oceans, and atmosphere. The BA prepares students for graduate study or professional employment.The Earth Sciences program is offered at University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
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Overview

Earth scientists are employed in a wide range of fields, including exploration for and development of natural resources, environmental science, urban planning, education, oceanography, and other areas related to natural science. Potential employers include the oil, gas, and minerals industries, environmental consultants, federal and private research institutions, universities, schools, and government agencies. An advanced degree is usually required for a career in research or teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Solid Earth Dynamics 
  • Earth History (
  • Earth Surface Dynamics 
  • Mineralogy 
For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:

  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14760 USD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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