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Department of Geosciences
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Tomanek Hall 233
Phone: 785-628-5389

P. Grady Dixon, Chair
(785) 628-5389
pgdixon@fhsu.edu
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Academic Programs in Geosciences

The Department of Geosciences offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Geosciences (with a focus in either Geology or Geography), a Master of Science in Geosciences with several areas of focus, a Minor in Geosciences and a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems.

Undergraduate Programs in Geosciences

Bachelor of Science in Geosciences (Geology)
Bachelor of Science in Geosciences (Geography; also available online)

Master's Program in Geosciences

Master of Science in Geosciences

  • Geology
  • Geography

M.S. Thesis Option: 30 hours, 2 hours of oral comprehensive examination, and successful completion and defense of a research-based thesis.

M.S. Non-thesis Option: 30 hours, 2 hours of oral comprehensive examination, and 6 hours of written comprehensive examination.

Minor in Geosciences

Geosciences Minor (also available online)

Certificates in Geosciences

Geographic Information Systems User Certificate (available online)
Museum Studies Certificate

Scholarships

Looking for funding to complete a degree in Geosciences? Check out the scholarship opportunities on the scholarship page.

Tuition Information

Fort Hays State University prides itself on quality education at an affordable cost.  Students pay tuition and fees for all hours in which they are enrolled. Tuition and fees charged are based on two factors: the type of course (On-campus or Virtual College) and the student's residency status. Please visit the Student Fiscal Services Tuitions and Fees page to view the tuition and fee schedule.

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