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Degree Plan for M.Sc. in Geology
Course#TitleLTLBCR
First Semester
GEOL 501 Geology of the Middle East 303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective I 303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective II 303
909
Second Semester
GEOL 502 Advanced Structural Geology 303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective III 303
XXX xxx Free Elective I *303
GEOL 599 Seminar100
1009
Third Semester
GEOL 581 Geophysical Exploration303
XXX xxx Free Elective II*303
GEOL 610 M.S. Thesis00-
606
Fourth Semester
GEOL 610 M.S. Thesis 006
006
Total Credit Hours30
Note :

  • ​Each student is expected to submit his detailed degree plan according to the above generic degree plan for approval by the Department and the Deanship of Graduate Studies by the middle of the second semester from enrollment. 
  • Students are required to adhere to the regulations of degree plan. No relaxations will be given to any student, and courses taken in conflict of the above will not be counted towards the degree. 
  • Up to two 400-level elective courses may allowed on recommendations of the advisor. 
  • The order of taking the courses can be different from above, but students must take the core courses before electives.​
  • ​*. The Free Elective courses can be taken from any academic department (including Earth Sciences Department) provided the courses are 500-level or higher and approved by the student’s academic advisor. 


Degree Plan for Master in Geology
Course#TitleLTLBCR
First Semester
GEOL 501 Geology of the Middle East303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective I303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective II 303
XXX xxx Free Elective I*303
12012
Second Semester
GEOL 502 Advanced Structural Geology303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective III 303
GEOL 599 Seminar100
XXX xxx Free Elective II*303
1009
Third Semester
GEOL 581 Geophysical Exploration 303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective IV303
XXX xxx Free Elective III*303
XXX xxx Free Elective IV*303
12012
Fourth Semester
GEOL 585 Geological Laboratory Techniques 303
GEOL xxx Geology Elective V303
GEOL 600 Geology Master Report003
609
Total Credit Hours42
Note :
  • ​​Each student is expected to submit his detailed degree plan according to the above generic degree plan for approval by the Department and the Deanship of Graduate Studies by the middle of the second semester from enrollment. 
  • Students are required to adhere to the regulations of degree plan. No relaxations will be given to any student, and courses taken in conflict of the above will not be counted towards the degree. 
  • Up to two 400-level elective courses may allowed on recommendations of the advisor. 
  • The order of taking the courses can be different from above, but students must take the core courses before electives.​
  • ​*. The Free Elective courses can be taken from any academic department (including Earth Sciences Department) provided the courses are 500-level or higher and approved by the student’s academic advisor. 

Degree Plan for Ph.D. in Geology
Course#TitleLTLBCR
First Semester
GEOL 601 Carbonate Sed. and Diagenesis203
GEOL/GEOP 5xx/6xx Earth Sciences Elective 1303
XXX 5xx/6xx Free Elective I *303
809
Second Semester
GEOL 602 Global and Regional Tectonics303
GEOL/GEOP 5xx/6xx Earth Sciences Elective II303
XXX 5xx/6xx Free Elective II*303
909
Third Semester
GEOL/GEOP 5xx/6xx Earth Sciences Elective III303
GEOL/GEOP 5xx/6xx Earth Sciences Elective IV303
GEOL/GEOP 5xx/6xx Earth Sciences Elective V303
GEOL 699 Seminar100
1009
Fourth Semester
XXX 5xx/6xx Free Elective III*303
GEOL 711 Ph.D. Pre-Dissertation003
306
Sixth Semester
GEOL 712 Ph.D. Dissertation 009
009
Total Credit Hours42
Note :

  • ​Each student is expected to submit his detailed degree plan according to the above generic degree plan for approval by the Department and the Deanship of Graduate Studies by the middle of the second semester from enrollment. 
  • Students are required to adhere to the regulations of the degree plan. No relaxations will be given to any student, and courses taken in conflict of the above will not be counted towards the degree. ​
  • The order of taking the courses can be different from above, but students must take the core courses before electives. 
  • ​*.  Free Elective Courses from the 6XX or 5XX Courses offered by the ESD or from other departments of the KFUPM College of Sciences, College of Computer Sciences & Engineering, or College of Engineering Sciences​