Department of Geosciences

Baylor Geosciences focuses on integrative and interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service in Earth and planetary sciences.
About the Photo A sandstone slab from the Early Triassic (Induan) Dinwoody Formation from Beaverhead Co., Montana. The fossils preserved on the slab are bivalve genera Eumorphotis and Promyalina, which act as opportunistic "disaster taxa" and proliferate in the aftermath of the Permian-Triassic Mass Extinction.

Research

Research in the Department of Geosciences includes a wide range of topics and disciplines in Earth Sciences including Biogeosciences, Energy Geosciences, Paleoclimate, Solid Earth and Planetary Sciences, Surface and Hydrological Processes, and Lithospheric Processes.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Geosciences offers two graduate degrees: MS and PhD.

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Geosciences has three undergraduate programs: Majors in Geology, Geophysics, and Earth Science, minors in Geology and Earth Science, and a secondary major in Geology.

Connect With Us

Department of Geosciences

Baylor Sciences Building, Room D.409

(254) 710-2361