Master of Science in Geophysics

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Physics graduate students may elect to obtain the MS degree in Geophysics. This degree requires 30 semester hours including a six-hour thesis. A minimum of 21 hours must be at the graduate level or above. For physics studetns, specific courses required are PHYS 5321, PHYS 5325, PHYS 5341, PHYS 5398, and PHYS 5399. At least 12 horus of approved course work must be selected from the Geology-Geophysics courses offered by the Geological Sciences Department. All physics graduate students with deficiencies in Geology should consult the Graduate Advisor in the Department of Geological Sciences about the development of an individualized plan to remedy such deficiencies.

Thesis supervisory committees will have at least two geophysics representatives from the Geological Sciences Department.