What will I learn?

Earth is a fascinating place. Environmental Geoscience majors at SRU learn firsthand just how magnificent our planet really is. This major gives you the opportunity to discover and explore the geological and environmental materials and processes that make up our world. You'll apply techniques and concepts from chemistry, mathematics, and the geosciences to understand the historical development of Earth systems. You'll also have opportunities to participate in research and take advantage of internships, career development, and professional networking.

WHY CHOOSE ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE?

Environmental Geoscience at SRU is an excellent choice for students who want a degree with the flexibility to incorporate a second major-such as Safety Management, Business, Education, or other sciences. If you're interested in learning how Earth systems operate and interact while maintaining flexibility for additional majors or minors, then this program is a great fit for you.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Through the SRU Environmental Geoscience program, you will learn:

  • How to identify and interpret the formation of earth materials
  • How to interpret geological history and the evolution of life on Earth
  • How plate tectonics controls the development of oceans, continents, and mountain ranges
  • How to understand interactions between humans and the surrounding environment

CAREERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE

While the options are vast (especially if you incorporate a second major), some common careers for Environmental Geoscience majors include:

  • Earth science teacher
  • Environmental technician
  • Environmental management
  • Graduate school

Which department am I in?

College of Health, Environment and Science

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected December 2021

Venue

College of Health, Environment and Science

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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