UTSA The University of Texas at San Antonio



Mission of the
Geological Sciences


The mission of the Department of Geological Sciences is committed to advancing scientific knowledge in geological sciences through collaborative and inter-disciplinary research at local, national and international levels. The Department seeks to provide quality educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, especially for individuals from historically underrepresented and disadvantaged groups and for full-time working professionals...More 


The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at San Antonio degree programs provide students with a variety of educational opportunities.

The department pursues research and teaching in key areas of:

hydrogeology (water resources, aqueous   geochemistry),
geobiology (paleontology and geomicrobiology),
geoinformatics (geospatial analysis, GIS, remote    sensing),
petroleum geology and paleontology, and
land dynamics (geomorphology, environmental geology,   sedimentology)



Department of Geological Sciences
Flawn Building (FLN) 4.03.30

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0663

Phone: (210) 458-4455
Fax: (210) 458-4469
Email: geosciences@utsa.edu


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 UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property — for Texas, the nation and the world.

 UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

 UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.


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