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Geosciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
The department of geosciences offers degree programs in geosciences and in Earth systems. Curriculum includes core classes in environmental and physical geology, Earth history, Earth materials, Earth surface processes, structural geology and tectonics, combined with a diverse range of electives. We stress field work in all appropriate classes at all levels.

About

The B.S. degree in geosciences is designed for students pursuing careers as geoscientists and includes specified cognate requirements in mathematics, chemistry, and physics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Evolution of Life
  • Oceanography
  • Environmental Geology
  • Earth's Environmental Systems
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • Structural Geology
  • Earth Materials

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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

  • Application for admission
  • Submit transcripts or school records (all records must be submitted in English)
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores/official SAT or ACT test scores
  • Submit letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41344 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41344 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    41344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41344 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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