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Geology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #134 (BCR) , TX,
The BS in Geology at Texas A&M University is considered the preparatory degree in the field of geology. Graduates will be prepared for careers in the energy and environmental industries, and for advanced study at top-ranked graduate programs.

About

The first two years of the BS program in Geology at Texas A&M University provide students with the basics of geology and geophysics and the allied fields of chemistry, physics and mathematics. The junior and senior years involve more advanced study in the field of geology and the opportunity to concentrate study in specific disciplines through the selection of technical and geology electives.

The BS is the appropriate degree for students intending to pursue graduate study in geology. Students desiring employment in industry are encouraged to pursue an MS degree. Students planning a research or university teaching career should pursue a PhD degree.  Particular selections of elective can be used to refine the degree.

The BS is the appropriate degree for students intending to pursue graduate study in geology. Students desiring employment in industry are encouraged to pursue an MS degree. Students planning a research or university teaching career should pursue a PhD degree.  Particular selections of elective can be used to refine the degree.

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 include:

  • Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Required Documents:

  • ESSAYS - Essay A (Required): Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.
  • $90 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change): Checks or money orders (U.S. dollars) should be made payable to Texas A&M University. 
  • OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT: Submit an official high school or senior secondary transcript according to the education system of your country (generally the last three to four years). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1535 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1535 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1535 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1535 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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