Environmental and Earth Sciences

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON

Master‘s Degree, nonthesis

he master‘s degree is designed to prepare the graduate for applied work in the private sector and governmental positions. The nonthesis option requires completion of 38 hours of course work, including 15 hours of core courses in Environmental and Earth Sciences; 9 hours of formal course electives concentrated in one of the following units: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, or Urban and Public Affairs; 12 hours of additional course electives; and 2 hours of seminar. The student's program of core and elective courses is designed in consultation with a faculty advisor to meet the students career and professional goals, taking into account their previous background and the need for interdisciplinary training to solve environmental problems. Students must also demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication, which may be done by completing independent study or research projects supervised by a faculty member.

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