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Earth Science, B.A.

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Course Description

This Earth Science program from Southern Connecticut State University it offers maximum flexibility in course selection to enhance interdisciplinary study and makes a double major easily accessible to students in related fields.

Earth science is concerned with the evolution of life, planetary interiors, the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, oceanic and atmospheric phenomena, and earth surface processes. Student-centered learning grounded in hands-on field and laboratory based instruction constitute Southern’s Earth Science program, which has a more than 50-year tradition of producing first-rate geoscientists with expertise in geology, meteorology, oceanography, astronomy, and environmental earth science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications will be processed on a rolling basis after December 15.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Geology
  • Principles of Meteorology
  • Physical and Chemical Oceanography
  • Mineralogy
  • Structural Geology and Tectonics
  • Field Methods
  • Petrology
  • Stratigraphy & Sedimentation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • Online application: This includes a 500 word personal essay and a $50 application fee (payment is made by credit card - American Express, Discover, and Master Card)
  • Document-by-document evaluation of high school record: Evaluation agency must be a member of NACES - List of acceptable evaluation agencies. For questions about the evaluation process, please contact the agency directly. If your transcript is in English, an evaluation is still required to determine diploma equivalency.
  • Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, Certificate of completion from ELS Academic English Level 112, SAT, ACT, or successful completion of the English Language Pathways Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17726 USD/year
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  • National

    17726 USD/year
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  • In-State

    5924 USD/year
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

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