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Department of Geosciences

TU’s Department of Geosciences offers unparalleled academic and research opportunities for students interested in geology, geophysics, environmental science and biogeosciences. Traditionally, our geosciences program focuses on sedimentary geology and exploration geophysics. Other department strengths include sedimentology, structural geology, geochemistry, organic geochemistry, geology, Earth surface processes and igneous petrology. Progressive curriculum standards challenge our students, and we invite them to participate in specialized, exclusive research projects.

Geosciences student internship on environmental research

Cailin Stauffer is a geosciences undergraduate student that had the opportunity to work as a geosciences intern at Lithochimeia LLC in Tulsa. Throughout the summer she assisted on cases that mainly dealt with people whose geology on their property was damaged from oil and gas operations.

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    • Geosciences Faculty

      Our distinguished faculty comprises accomplished scholars, dedicated educators, and experts in their respective fields. With a commitment to fostering academic excellence, they engage students in innovative and collaborative learning experiences, preparing them for success in a rapidly evolving world. At TU, our faculty members not only impart knowledge but also inspire and mentor students, creating a dynamic and enriching educational environment.

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    • Oxley Health & Natural Sciences Facilities

      Equipped with cutting-edge technology and resources, our classrooms, laboratories, and libraries provide students with unparalleled opportunities to explore, discover, and excel in their academic pursuits. From collaborative study spaces to specialized research labs, our facilities are designed to inspire innovation and support the academic success of our diverse student community.

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    • Geosciences Research Opportunities

      Both faculty and students engage in groundbreaking research across diverse disciplines, pushing the boundaries of knowledge and addressing real-world challenges. From impactful studies in energy and environmental sciences to cutting-edge advancements in technology and healthcare, our commitment to research excellence provides a unique and enriching experience for scholars eager to contribute to the forefront of academic exploration and societal progress.

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    Geosciences Programs

    Geoscience Scholarships

    Learn more about scholarships for students studying Geosciences.

    Geoscience Scholarships

    Contact Us

    Contact Jingy-Chen@utulsa.edu for more information about geosciences.