BS Earth Sciences
Earth is a phenomenal masterpiece of nature. It has been providing the human race all the necessities they require for living a life. To explore further potentials of the Earth and issues related to it, Earth Sciences professionals are generated in educational institutes. To accomplish this goal, a four-year academic program, Bachelors in Earth Sciences, is offered in multiple universities of Pakistan and worldwide. It aims at generating experts and professionals of Earth Sciences. The academic program concentrates on earth’s physical and chemical properties, minerals, soil, agriculture, energy resources, fossils, oceans and freshwater, the atmosphere, weather, the environment, natural hazards, and space exploration.
- Earthquake Engineering and Risk Assessment
- Geological Fieldwork
- Optical Minerology & Petrography
- Continental hydrology
- Intermediate (pre-engineering, ICOM,ICS or equivalent).
- 50% marks in previous degree.
- Passing marks in Entry test.
The scope of Bachelors in Earth Sciences is very high in Pakistan and worldwide. Geoscientists deal with many aspects of Earth’s atmosphere, ocean, climate, rivers, natural resources, minerals, agriculture, and many others. That is why they are always in high demand. Research centers recruit the scientists and government sectors to explore natural resources, the mining industry, energy sector, universities and colleges, private companies of fuels, etc. This profession demands consistency, determination, teamwork, and a professional attitude. Geologists have to visit from oceans to deserts and from forests to Mountain peaks for their work. International Organizations and agencies also seek expert and professional geoscientists for their mega projects worldwide. Moreover, geologists enjoy attractive salary packages for their services. Some of the well-paid job possibilities for Earth Sciences experts are as follows:
- Environmental scientist
- Environmental engineer
- Staff scientist