The University of Texas - Pan American Department of Physics and Geology supports the mission statements of The University of Texas - Pan American and the College of Science and Mathematics. Our Department faculties through the areas of Astronomy, Geology, Physical Science and Physics have responsibility for:
- using classroom, laboratory and outreach instruction to educate and enable youth, students, adults and professionals from our multicultural, multinational community with the foundations, knowledge and skills for valued careers and lifelong learning;
- preparing students for service, leadership and stewardship roles as responsible citizens in support of local, state, national and world communities; and,
- creating knowledge through discovery and disseminating such knowledge through publications, patents, and other media.