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El Paso Community College

Overview and Context

El Paso Community College is a five-campus institution serving around 35,000 students. Designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), approximately 95% of the student population is Hispanic. The geological sciences department at EPCC consists of 5 full-time faculty and more than a dozen adjunct faculty. and offers an Associate of Science in Geological Science. At any given time there are about 60 students who have declared a major with an average of 3-4 graduates per year.

Degree Programs

Support for Diverse Students

Designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), approximately 95% of the student population is Hispanic. More information on the SOLARIS program to help support students through preparation and transfer to the University of Texas El Paso is available on the Supporting Minority Students at EPCC page.

Preparing Future Teachers

Participation in Interdisciplinary Programs

Serving the Campus Community

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