Angelo State University College of Sciences

Angelo State University College Of Sciences

The College of Sciences at Angelo State University is a unit of the Texas Tech University System located in San Angelo, Texas.

The college was created in 1973. The initial cadre of degrees included Associate’s programs in Nursing and Agriculture (including Home Economics), plus B.S. degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Professor of Biology Dr. Gordon E. Welch was the founding Dean and served in that capacity for over two decades. He was succeeded in 1996 by Professor of Physics Dr. David Loyd, Jr. In 2006, Professor of Geology Dr. Grady Price Blount became the third Dean of the College of Sciences. The institution's first Ph.D. degree (Physical Therapy) was initiated by the college in 2007. In 2010 all of the Nursing and Allied Health programs were spun off to form a new college. At the time of its dissolution in 2011 the College of Sciences consisted of six academic departments offering 20 undergraduate and 3 graduate degree's. The college had the highest per-capita medical school placement rate of any public institution in Texas. The Computer Science program was listed in the Princeton Review as one of the Top 50 Game Design programs in North America. The Physics Department was ranked as one of the top 20 undergraduate programs in the nation by Physics Today. Angelo State University remains as a member institution of the Texas Space Grant Consortium; part of the NASA space-grant university system.

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