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Geology and Geosciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cedarville, OH, United States
Cedarville University ’s distinctly Christian B.S. in Geology and Geosciences degree — one of just a few geology programs at a Christian university in the U.S. — will equip you with the laboratory, field, and critical thinking skills needed to work in the diverse field of geology. 
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Broad curriculum — You will be able to study Geology and Geosciences, a more traditional geology curriculum that includes a summer field camp, and geoscience, which will prepare you for a career in the growing field of environmental geology at Cedarville University .

Learning outcomes

Rigorous, Interdisciplinary — You’ll take courses in mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry, and biology and be exposed to physical and historical geology, invertebrate paleontology, philosophy of science, mineralogy, petrology, geomorphology, environmental geology, structural geology, geology readings, field camp, petroleum geology, hydrogeology, soils, stratigraphy, and sedimentology and a course that will help prepare you for the Professional Geology (PG) licensure exam. You will also take geographic information systems because of its wide use in many geologic disciplines.Well-rounded — Whether you prefer the challenges in industry, government, teaching, or research, your geology degree from Cedarville will prepare you for graduate school or a career. We try to match your career goals with individualized mentoring and career guidance. Laboratory and field experiences, combined with classroom lectures, give you the well-rounded education that is expected of quality geology programs.Biblical — You will learn how science and Scripture intersect through a variety of courses that integrate the Bible and geology. You will study geology from both biblical and evolutionary perspectives, which will help you develop exceptional critical thinking skills.Experienced faculty — You learn from faculty members who have taught, researched, published, and worked in government, academia, and industry. They belong to the major secular and creation geological societies, and they lead trips to the major geological sites of North America.State-of-the-art equipment — You will learn in state-of-the-art lab facilities using hi-tech equipment. You will  work with groundwater monitoring equipment, professional microscopes, rock saws, paleontological preparation equipment, 3-D printers, and GIS software. The program also owns three drones, which you will learn to fly and use for various types of geological research and monitoring.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National students - Cedarville University follows a rolling admissions process

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Geology
  • Philosophy of Science and Research Methods in Geology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Evidence of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A consistent Christian lifestyle as confirmed by a church leader
  • A 3.0 weighted, cumulative grade point average in college-preparatory course work through the end of the most recent term prior to enrollment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32364 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32364 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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