BS in Geosciences

Shorelight-Florida International University, United States

bs-in-geosciences

Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 23,300

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • up to 30% scholarship
Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Geosciences prepares students for careers and graduate study in geological, hydrological and atmospheric science fields, and is founded on a background in physical sciences.
  • This track encompasses the study of the history, structure and composition of the Earth, mineral and water resources, natural disasters and environmental concerns. It prepares students for careers in professional geology.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms C /7

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

UGANDA

  • Uganda Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required. In addition, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms O-level - D7/A-level – D
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms O-level - D7/A-level – D

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

     

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms E/5

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 academic subjects, including a mathematics, passed with a grade of D/3 or higher **If student has taken English, a D/3 or higher is required for admissibility. If English is not taken, student can be admitted with 5 passing subjects inclusive of mathematics.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D/3 or higher
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms D/3 or higher

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate AAP 3 Terms See IGCSE/GCE

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 5.5 No subscore below 5.0
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5 No sub-score below 4
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.0 No sub-score below 3.5
  • ADE (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 68 No subscore below 14
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 No sub-score below 10
  • PSE (2 Terms) 41 - 49 No sub-score below 8
  • ADE (2 Terms) 80

Duolingo

  • G1Y (2 Terms) 90
  • G1Y (3 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • ADE (2 Terms) NA

Bachelor of Science in Geosciences

Degree Program Hours: 120

Lower Division Preparation

Common Prerequisite Courses and Equivalencies

FIU Course(s)

  • GLY 1010, GLY 1010L 
  • GLY 3039, GLY 3039L
  • CHM 1045, CHM 1045L
  • CHM 1046, CHM 1046L
  • MAC 2311
  • PHY 2048, PHY 2049 
  • PHY 2053, PHY 2054,
  • PHY2048L, PHY 2049L

Equivalent Course(s)

  • GLYX010C 
  • GLYX010/X010L
  • CHMX045/X045L 
  • CHMX040 and CHMX041 
  • CHMX045C
  • CHMX046/X046L 
  • CHMX046C
  • MACX311 or MTHX281
  • PHYX048C¹ and PHYX049C
  • or PHYX048/X048L and
  • PHYX049/X049L 
  • PHYX053C 
  • Typical cost for two semesters $37,240 
  • Tuition $23,300 
  • Housing $8,140 
  • Dining $3,800 
  • Other $2,000

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