St. Lawrence College

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Geological Studies

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Online part-time
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:In this program, students complete a number of online courses all relating to the science of Geology. There is a suggested order of courses. Students begin with an overview to the study of the Earth, examining the Earth's origins, properties, dimensions and location, volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, rocks and minerals fossils and history. Subsequent topics of study include an examination of natural disasters, minerals, rocks, fossils, and the relationships between environmental concerns and Geology. Students will also have the opportunity to explore Oceanography, Meteorology and Astronomy. Because Geology is such a visual science, every attempt shall be made to provide the student with good visuals so that, when out in the field, they will recognize certain land features and be able to identify certain rocks, minerals and fossils.

To successfully complete the program, participants must complete six (6) compulsory courses and one (1) elective course.
URL:Geological Studies at St. Lawrence College
Careers:Geologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants to the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or equivalent or must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    * 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 November 23, 2020