GLY: Geology

Courses

Credit(s)ContactLab

GLY 2010C. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY.

433

Deals with physical structure of earth. Includes effects of volcanic activity, glaciation, diastrophism (formation of major crustal features; continents; ocean beds, folds, faults, and mountain building), tectonics (structural deformation and readjustment of crust), sediments, erosional features, rock and mineral formation along with new and current geological developments. (Special Fee: $61.00).

GLY 2100C. HISTORICAL GEOLOGY.

433

History of the earth and the evolution of life as evidenced in the rock and fossil record; principle of geologic and paleontologic research, evolution of the dinosaurs, mass extinctions, and effects of the past continental movements on the diversity of life. (Special Fee: $60.00).

GLY 2100H. HISTORICAL GEOLOGY - HONORS.

433

Same as GLY 2100C with honors content. Honors program permission required. (Special Fee: $60.00).

GLY 2160. GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARKS.

330

Overall view and study of national parks with emphasis on geological features and processes that formed them.

GLY 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN GEOLOGY.

1-3variable

Prerequisite: Department approval. Selected topics in geology based on the needs and areas of interest of the class and professor. May include laboratory and/or field work as part of the class. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits provided different topic explored each time, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.