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Environmental Geoscience

Boston College

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
59050 USD/year
59050 USD/year
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About

The field of Environmental Geoscience is interdisciplinary and evolving. This bachelor of science program in  Environmental Geoscience from Boston College serves as an excellent major for students who wish to concentrate in the scientific aspects of sustainability, including those who might not be looking toward professional careers as scientists.  

Overview

Many Environmental Geoscience students go on to graduate work in environmental law, environmental policy, or sustainability studies. Students majoring in Environmental Geoscience should work out their programs closely with a departmental advisor to insure both breadth and depth in this subject area.

To provide students with training in the interdisciplinary nature of Environmental Geoscience, the major from Boston College includes an introductory sequence in Environmental Systems .

Career

  • Environmental Geologists work to solve problems with pollution, waste disposal and urban development and hazards such as flooding and erosion.
  • Geophysicists decipher the Earth’s interior and magnetic, electric and gravitational fields.
  • Geochemists investigate the nature and distribution of chemical elements in rocks and minerals.
  • Petroleum Geologists are involved in exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
  • Economic Geologists explore for and develop geologic materials that have profitable uses.
  • Hydrologists investigate the movement and quality of surface water.
  • Hydrogeologists study the abundance, distribution and quality of ground water.
  • Engineering Geologists investigate geologic factors that affect engineering structures such as bridges, buildings, airports and dams.
  • Environmental Geologists work to solve problems with pollution, waste disposal and urban development and hazards such as flooding and erosion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Human Footprint 
  • Ecosystems 
  • Water Resources 
  • The Critical Zone 
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans 
  • Earthquakes 
  • Environmental Systems: Quantitative Methods 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application 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.
100
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).
7.5
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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.
100
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).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Testing
    • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test examination scores.
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • All students are required to submit an official high/secondary school transcript. 
    • Supporting Materials
    • The School Report and Counselor Recommendation Form 
    • Teacher Evaluations 
    • Application Fee
    • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 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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