Career Coach buttonGeology involves the study of the workings of the earth, its processes, its history and how it relates to our everyday life.

Areas of Study

Courses are offered in:

  • Earth Sciences
  • Physical Geology
  • Historical Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geologic Field Methods
  • Meteorology
  • Ocean Sciences

Course Types

While our standard approach focuses on learning through lectures and hands-on laboratory work, we also offer courses through eLearning.

Field Courses

The field course trips vary from year to year and from campus to campus.

You study in places like:

  • Texas
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Grand Canyon
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park



Northeast Campus
Marles McCurdy, Department Chair

Northwest Campus
Juan Barbarin-Castillo, Physical Sciences Chair

South Campus
James (Jim) Black, Instructor

Southeast Campus
Chris Baack, Assistant Professor
817- 515- 3632

Trinity River Campus
Jamie Miller, Assistant Professor



Updated September 30, 2015


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