About the courseThe Department offers the Ph.D. degree in Earth Systems Science with majors in Geosciences and Natural Resource Science and Management. Much of faculty and student research in both majors is based in South Florida, the Caribbean region, and Latin America. The Ph.D. in Earth Systems Science is a research-based degree which also requires a significant body of coursework. All doctoral students in the Department of Earth and Environment, whether in the Geosciences or Natural Resource Science and Management major of the degree program, take the same required courses. Satisfactory completion of the following major elements of the program is required for graduation: coursework, a combined written and oral qualifying exam, a written dissertation research proposal, and oral presentation and defense of it, a written dissertation presenting original research of publishable quality and quantity, and oral presentation and defense of it.
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AboutFlorida International University is an urban, multi campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. It is committed to high quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with the local and global communities. The University’s vision is to be a leading urban public research university focused on student learning, innovation, and collaboration.
With more than 200 bachelors, masters and doctoral options and South Florida’s only public colleges of law and medicine, FIU offers a program to fit every passion. It’s academic community is composed of 11 schools and colleges including the prestigious Honors College that are home to award winning faculty members, cutting edge research and more than 190 degree options. Equipped with a uniquely global perspective and supported by the renowned faculty members, the university students have the competitive edge needed to turn the impossible into the inevitable, recognizing opportunity and creating success. There are 24 programs ranked among the top 100 in the U.S. News Best College Rankings. Including: Business, Law, Public Affairs, Nursing, Healthcare Management, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Engineering, Criminal Justice and Education.
From suburban Miami-Dade, home to the main campus, to where the researchers live underwater and see the world from a new perspective, the university’s locations leverage the vibrant environment and culture that surrounds it at the Gateway to the Americas. The main campus spans 342 acres. Its home to many of FIU’s most recognized school and colleges and features a variety of restaurants and residence options and a spacious, fully equipped recreation center in a lush, suburban setting.
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Modesto A. Maidique, Main Campus - Florida International University
11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida, 33199Open in maps See all courses at this campus
FIU’s main campus spans 342 acres. It’s home to many of FIU’s most recognized school and colleges, as well as Ocean Bank and Convocation Center and Riccardo Silva Stadium. It features a variety of restaurants and residence options and a spacious, fully equipped recreation center in a lush, suburban setting.