Environmental Science

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Learning Goal 1 for Students: Obtain advanced knowledge in geoscience and environmental science
Upon graduation:

* MS students will have acquired advanced knowledge in earth sciences, particularly biogeochemistry, geochemistry and geophysics.
* MS students will have developed theoretical or practical research skills in biogeochemistry, geochemistry and geophysics.

Learning Goal 2 for Students: Engage in and conduct original, publishable research (for those students pursuing the thesis option only)
Upon graduation:

* MS students will have completed a dissertation, or equivalent, demonstrating personal integration of, and original intellectual contribution to, a field of knowledge.
* MS students will have made an original research contribution
* MS students will have submitted for publication one international journal subject to rigorous peer review.

Learning Goal 3 for Students: Professional career preparation
Upon graduation:

* MS students will have presented their research to a scientific audience.
* MS students will have participated in professional organizations and activities.
* MS students will find employment in the professional sector based on their degree.

Courses include * Bioremediation
* Air Pollution Measurement
* Aqueous Geochemistry
* Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
* Advanced Reading in Environmental Geology
* Analytical Methods in Urban Environmental Pollution
* Environmental Soil Geochemistry
* Environmental Geology
* Applied Groundwater Modeling
* Electrical Environmental Geophysics
* Seismic and Potential Field Environmental Geophysics
* Ground Penetrating Radar
* Quantitative Methods In Environmental Geophysics
* Potential Field Methods in Applied Geophysics

* Applicants should have undergraduate degrees in chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science, or related fields, and have a minimum of one year of college chemistry, and mathematics through calculus. * Students who lack an appropriate background may be required to take additional courses in consultation with the Graduate Advisor. A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is normally required for admission. Full-time students, and those applying for financial aid, must submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 94

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