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Geology

Suny Cortland

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
16980 USD/year
16980 USD/year
7070 USD/year
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About

As a Geology major, you’ll learn about the natural workings of our home planet and develop an appreciation for its rich geological history. Prepare yourself for entry into a geoscience career or graduate school, and come discover the Earth at Suny Cortland.The program is registered with the New York State Education Department as a licensure qualifying program for the profession of Geologist

Overview

The Geology program from Suny Cortland is designed to prepare students for licensure as professional geologists as well as meet entrance requirements of graduate programs in geology. 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recall and explain the terminology, concepts and principles of science, geology and its sub-disciplines such as: mineralogy, petrology, sedimentary geology, paleontology, geomorphology, hydrogeology and structural geology.
  • Collect and analyze data using the methods and tools of geology in field and laboratory settings.
  • Communicate results and interpretations of geology in written reports and papers.
  • Communicate results and interpretations of geology in spoken presentations.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of geology to real world problems and settings.

Career Potential

  • Licensed professional geologist
  • Environmental or exploration geoscientist
  • Research or academic scientist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Physical Geology
  • Historical Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology 
  • Sedimentary Geology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

Language

English
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.
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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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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.
79
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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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