Students will learn about both the internal and surface processes acting on the earth, including the forces behind plate tectonics and its surface manifestations, earthquakes and volcanoes. The Geological Sciences student will take advantage of new and developing technologies such as the use of global positioning systems and geographic information systems (GIS) in the mapping of geologic, soil, water and other environmental features.
The major leads to a BS degree that prepares students for graduate study in any of the geological sciences, for students who wish to qualify for a teaching certificate in Earth Science, or for students interested in the study of geology or astronomy as part of an undergraduate liberal arts education.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Applications are accepted until the first day of class each semester. To receive full consideration for various freshman scholarships, apply by December 15.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Freshmen who have attended secondary school abroad are expected to meet the same general admissions requirements as U.S. students.
Academic performance in high school
SAT and/or ACT test scores
Language proficiency test (TOEFL, MELAB, IELTS)
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
UM-Dearborn offers many sources of funding each year to assist students with their academic and living expenses. There are countless funding resources available from outside the university. Students are encouraged to actively research all applicable scholarship opportunities.
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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