Southern Methodist University

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Earth Sciences

Address:

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 750240

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

Phone:

1-214-768-2480

Fax:

1-214-768-4089

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.;, M.S.; M.S.- Applied Geophysics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Geological Sciences offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs requiring a research thesis with concentrations in geophysics, igneous and metamorphic petrology, isotope geology, aqueous geochemistry, sedimentology, tectonics, and vertebrate paleontology, or a combination of these areas. In addition, the Department offers an M.S. in applied geophysics, which is a program that does not require a thesis. Students interested in careers in the environmental field are encouraged to consider programs in some combination of aqueous geochemistry, isotope geology, or sedimentology.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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