Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. The mission of the Geology Program is to provide integrated and process-oriented curricula, based on fundamental scientific principles and processes that enable graduates to pursue challenging careers and maintain lifelong learning. In addition, our program is designed to serve majors from geographic information science, environmental science, as well as science students in other fields who are interested in adding to their knowledge of the Earth and planetary system.
Members of the geoscience faculty provide majors with a broad overview of geology and planetary processes while offering the opportunity to pursue specialized knowledge in selected areas of geoscience in preparation for graduate study and careers in government, industry, or academia.
We offer a comprehensive program that combines the traditional core courses, such as mineralogy and structural geology, with electives in topics of current relevance such as environmental geology.
Because we are a small program we can offer closer interaction in- and outside the classroom than many larger programs. Last but not least, you will find that the geology faculty at TAMU-CC is highly motivated and enthusiastic about the subject.
The best way to learn more about the program is by visiting us during Island Days. These are open-house days held throughout the year. If you can't make it on one of these days, don't hesitate to contact the Geology Program Coordinator, or any other geology faculty member, in person, e-mail, or by phone.
For more information about geology as a profession, go to the Geoscience Career website of the American Geological Institute, which includes more information on employment statistics, and to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.