Texas Tech University

College of Arts and Sciences

Atmospheric Science and Geosciences


College of Arts and SciencesDepartment of English

Box 43091

Lubbock, TX 79409

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Atmospheric Science;M.S. - Geoscience;, Ph.D. - Geoscience

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master's degree candidates may specialize in areas within geology, atmospheric science, and geophysics. At the doctoral level, research specializations for the major in geoscience are available in (a) sedimentology, sedimentary petrology, petroleum geology;
(b) clay mineralogy and low temperature geochemistry, igneous petrology, high temperature geochemistry, and stable-isotope geochemistry;
(c) paleontology and stratigraphy;
(d) structural geology, tectonics, geophysics;
(e) Tertiary-Quaternary and environmental studies; and (f) integrated studies in earth and atmospheric sciences.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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