Earth and Environmental Sciences

Overview

As part of a Research I, Urban Public University, our mission is to advance the field of geosciences and the environment, to communicate knowledge through education, and to nourish diverse scholars through research and education in a sustainable academic environment.

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Degrees

  • Environmental science - BS
  • Geology - BA, BS
  • Environmental and Earth Sciences - MS, PhD
  • Geoinformatics – BS

What Will I Learn?

Our students’ learning experience isn’t confined to the classroom. They also participate in cutting-edge, collaborative research in the laboratory, guided by expert faculty on projects funded by agencies including the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. 

Example Courses

  • Sustainability Issues
  • Toxicology
  • Health Risk Assessment
  • Contaminant Hydrogeology

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Career Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared for a career as a professional geologist or a career in government policy relating to earth science and environmental issues, earth-science education, environmental law, environmental consulting or environmental medicine.

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$43,438

1st year

$65,374

5th year

$79,919

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
Earth and Environmental Sciences

Phone:
817-272-2987

Address:
Room 107 Geoscience Building