• Program Outcomes

    On completion of the program, the graduates are capable of the following:

    1. Geology 

    • To carry out geological mapping and study geological samples in field and laboratory, of understanding the various major process within the interior and on the Earth surface, particularly with relevance to Oman and the Middle East
    • To use geological and geophysical instruments in the field, laboratory and ability to collect analyze and interpret various data viz. geochemical, geophysical, hydrological and remotely sensed data with a basic understanding of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
    • To analyze and integrate data using specific industry-relevant software packages of economic significance and governed principles of Sultanate of Oman
    • To function as a team member to accomplish a common goal
    • To communicate effectively with a range of audiences, using written, spoken, and visual media
    • To understand the need for, and have the ability to engage in, life-long learning and continuing professional development

    2.Geophysics

    • To carry out geophysical surveys and making the choice of methods in the exploration of oil, gas, minerals, groundwater besides geological, geotechnical, and environmental engineering understanding the interior of the Earth through mathematical tools
    • To use geophysical and geological instruments in the field, laboratory and ability to collect analyze, and interpret various data by acquiring adequate knowledge in the geology of Oman and the Middle East in particular
    • To integrate and synthesis data using specific industry-relevant software packages relevant to the economic significance and governed principles of Sultanate of Oman
    • To function as a member of a team and to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, using written, spoken and visual media
    • To understand the need for, and have the ability to engage in, life-long learning and continuing professional development.

     

  • Degree Plans

    Earth Sciences:
     

    Earth Sciences Degree Plan 2016 - 2017
    
    Earth Sciences Degree Plan 2018 - 2020

     

    Geophysics:

    Geophysics Degree Plan 2018 - 2020
    

  • Minor in earth sciences

    Minor is Optional: The minimum credits to earn a Minor are 18. Courses counting towards an approved Minor may substitute courses listed as Major Electives (List G*) but no more than 8 credits counting towards the Major degree (lists C, D, E, F*) may count towards a Minor. 

    * All lists available at Earth Science Degree plan

    Complete successfully 18 Credits from the following:

    aMinor Requirements

    Course Code

    Cr

    Course Title

    Prerequisite (Co-requisite*)

    Required Courses

    ERSC2101

    4

    Introduction to Geology I

    FPEL0560 or FPEL0600 or

    FPEL0603 or FPEL0604

    ERSC2102

    4

    Introduction to Geology II

    ERSC2101

    bMinor Electives

    ERSC2211

    3

    Palaeontology I

    ERSC2101 and LANC2058

    ERSC3000

    3

    Environmental Geology

    ERSC2101 and LANC2058

    ERSC3002

    3

    Environmental Site Assessment and

    Remediation

    ERSC2102 and ERSC3000 and

    LANC2058

    ERSC3010

    3

    Mineralogy

    ERSC2102* and LANC2058

    ERSC3021

    3

    Structural Geology

    ERSC2102 and LANC2058

    ERSC3041

    3

    Stratigraphy

    ERSC2102 and LANC2058

    ERSC3051

    3

    Igneous Petrology

    ERSC3010 and LANC2058

    ERSC3061

    3

    Introduction to Remote Sensing

    ERSC2102 and LANC2058

    ERSC3901

    3

    Sedimentary Petrology

    ERSC2211 and ERSC3010

    ERSC4012

    3

    Metamorphic Petrology

    ERSC3051

    ERSC4031

    3

    Geochemistry

    ERSC2102 and CHEM2101

    ERSC4032

    3

    Environmental Geochemistry

    ERSC2101 and CHEM2101

    ERSC4040

    3

    Geological Interpretation of Well-logs

    ERSC3041

    ERSC4051

    3

    Hydrogeology

    ERSC3000

    ERSC4071

    3

    Economic Geology

    ERSC3051

    ERSC4311

    3

    Sedimentary Environments and Facies

    ERSC3901

    ERSC4321

    3

    Structural Geology II

    ERSC3021

    ERSC5011

    3

    Basin Analysis

    ERSC3021 and ERSC4311

    ERSC5012

    3

    Techniques in Sequence Stratigraphy

    ERSC4311

    ERSC5031

    3

    Tectonics

    ERSC3021

    ERSC5051

    3

    Petroleum Geology

    ERSC3041

    ESRC5061

    3

    Exploration Geophysics

    GEOP3041

    GEOP3041

    3

    General Geophysics

    ERSC2101 and PHYS2101 and

    MATH2107 and LANC2058


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