May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

GEOL 205 - Physical and Structural Geology

(3 credits)
Basic concepts of geology with a focus on the three-dimensional distribution of rock units with respect to their deformation mechanism. Topics include the physical and chemical nature of the Earth and, plate tectonics, rock cycling, the measurement of present-day rock geometries, subsurface mapping, the major deformation structures, and the deformation mechanisms. Lecture, field trip and lab. Prerequisite(s):  MATH 110  or higher. Spring.