University of Alberta

Geology (BSc with Specialization)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Examine planet Earth: the materials from which it is made, the processes that affect these materials, and the origin and evolution of life. Our Geology degree is certified by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and includes a number of field placements, which give important hands-on training to supplement the knowledge taught in classrooms. Geology can also be taken as part of a BSc with Honors degree.

The Bachelor of Science Specialization degree provides a focused education in one program. You will take most of your courses in your main subject area, and are expected to maintain a higher standard of academic achievement. A Specialization degree can provide the background to help you proceed to a higher degree, but its primary function is to provide a comprehensive education at the undergraduate level.
URL:Geology (BSc with Specialization) at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingGeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: Successful Completion of ★18 of the University of Alberta Bachelor of Science program or its equivalent. (★ = units of course weight). For consideration, you need a minimum GPA of 2.3 on ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter and successful completion of the following first-year courses: EAS 100 and 105 (★6), CHEM 101 (★3), MATH 113 or 114 (★3), PHYS 124 or 144 (★3).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 18, 2018

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