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    Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening, Saturday, and online courses.
    Start: Fall or Spring Semester, Summer Session, Full- or Part-Time.
     

About the Program

From atmospheric processes, geologic principles, oceanography, and the energy systems that drive them – you will gain new insights and understanding of the world through Century College's Earth Science courses.

In addition, you'll learn how the earth's systems affect your life and the plants and animals that inhabit the earth – an increasingly important question in today's environment-conscious world. Courses in Earth Science are also an excellent option to help fulfill the science requirement for your associate degree or certificate program.

Earth Science offers course work in the Century College Honors Program. You'll have the opportunity to work with other highly-motivated students in a small-class atmosphere on in-depth projects.

Cost & Financial Aid

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    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.

    Financial Aid

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs quality for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College's Federal School Code is 010546.

    Scholarship Opportunities

    Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

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Planning for Your Program

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    This site is your connection to resources about transfer options such as transfer basics, planning tools, application process, etc.

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    Check how your courses transfer in and out from Century College through Transferology.

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