Stephen F. Austin State University

Department Info

Information About the Department of Geology

The Department of Geology offers the Bachelor of Science degree in geology, with options in general geology and environmental geology; and the Master of Science degree in geology. The department has approximately 100 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students, six tenure-track faculty positions, one instructor, one lecturer/lab coordinator and an administrative assistant. The university has an enrollment of about 13,000 students, with approximately 630 full- and part-time faculty members. SFA is located in Nacogdoches, Texas, approximately 145 miles north of Houston and 150 miles southeast of Dallas. Nacogdoches is a city of about 30,000 located in the East Texas Forest Country.