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Geology Departments

Welcome to the Geology departments of Lone Star College! You can use your Geology courses toward an Associate of Arts and Associate of Science academic degrees and workforce programs. Find out how!


Contacting the Geology Department

  • The department director's office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-CyFair Contacts

LSC-CyFair Geology Department

Name Phone Office
Dario Martinez
Department Chair
281.290.3925 Dario.F.Martinez@LoneStar.edu HSC1 200F
Dr. Claire Phillips
281.290.3967 Claire.M.Phillips@LoneStar.edu HSC2 145C

LSC-Kingwood Contacts

LSC-Kingwood Geology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Cherith Letargo
Department Chair
281.312.1405 Maria.R.Letargo@LoneStar.edu SIB 202E
Dr. Anthony Carreras
Interim Dean of Math, Engineering, Education, Physical Sciences, & Student Success
281.312.1763 Anthony.Carreras@lonestar.edu TIB 209B

LSC-Montgomery Contacts

LSC-Montgomery Geology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr Crista Force
Department Chair
936.273.7031 Crista.M.Force@LoneStar.edu B-200 T
Dr. Kirk Bennett


B-120 G

LSC-North Harris Contacts

LSC-North Harris Geology Department

Name Phone Office
Richard Owen
Department Chair
281.618.5769 Richard.A.Owen@LoneStar.edu WN 210H

Ellen Turnell
Dean of Math and Science

281.618.5761 Ellen.Turnell@LoneStar.edu WNSP 115C

LSC-Tomball Contacts

LSC-Tomball Geology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Cynthia Galvan
Department Chair, Natural Sciences


E 213G
Dr. Megan Mariveles
Dean of Health and Sciences
281.826.5355 Megan.M.Mariveles@lonestar.edu HSB 301F

LSC-University Park Contacts

Name Phone Office
Dr. Jess Kelly
281-655-3789 Jess.Kelly@lonestar.edu CSI.212
Heather Brasher
Department Chair
281.290.2637 Heather.L.Brasher@LoneStar.edu CSI.214
Bryn Benford
281.655.3785 Bryn.A.Benford@LoneStar.edu B13.708
Christa Spears
281.290.3747 Christa.L.Spears@LoneStar.edu B13.867

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