GLY 2010C. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY.
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 2160. GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARKS.
GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARKS
Overall view and study of national parks with emphasis on geological features and processes that formed them.
GLY 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN GEOLOGY.
SELECTED TOPICS IN GEOLOGY
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.
GLY 2951C. GEOLOGY SUMMER FIELD COURSE.
GEOLOGY SUMMER FIELD COURSE
Prerequisite: GLY 2010C and department approval
This course provides students who have taken Physical Geology with the opportunity to apply research methods and techniques in a geologic field setting. Students will be guided in choosing and constructing field projects during pre-field classroom time. Students will be oriented to the field region and the instructor will provide guidance in the collection of data and in making observations as needed. Upon returning from the field, students will complete and present posters on their research projects.