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Geology - Engineering Geology Option, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #459 (BCR) Texas City, TX, United States
The Geology - Engineering Geology Option offered by University of Texas Arlington provides students with a more intensive background in science, preparing them for advanced graduate study or entry into exciting technological careers in industry, medicine, government, business, or commerce. 

Overview

The Geology - Engineering Geology Option offered by University of Texas Arlington is for students who are interested in combining Geology with Civil Engineering coursework to work with engineering firms on construction and environmental problems.

The College of Science fosters interaction between students and faculty. Faculty actively participate as advisors to student scientific societies and are readily available to assist or advise students both within and outside the classroom. Faculty members in all departments actively participate in research supported by world-class research facilities and modern scientific equipment. 

Undergraduate science majors are encouraged to engage in research under the supervision of a faculty member of their choice, many of whom have international reputations for their scholarly contributions. Students can receive course credit for supervised research.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Earth Systems
  • Earth History
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology and Geochemistry
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Structural Geology
  • Field Geology
  • Understanding Geographic Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit your completed official secondary school (high school) transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and/or national test examination scores as appropriate for the educational system in your country by mail in a sealed envelope. You must possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school graduation. Transcripts older than 6 months will not be accepted.
  • Submit your official SAT scores directly from the testing agency. These scores must be received before an admission decision can be made.
  • Submit official college transcript/marksheets for all university coursework you may have taken in a sealed envelope. Transcripts/marksheets older than six months will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10250 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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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