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GLG405 Structure and Tectonics

Study of the structure and deformation of the Earth's crust. Includes rock mechanics, faulting, fabric, geometric analysis, diapirism, and tectonics. Laboratories cover geologic map interpretation, use of spherical projections, and field work. Field trips. COURSE FEE.


  • 4


  • Field Study
  • Liberal Arts
  • Practicum - Non-Clinical
  • Writing Intensive


  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman


  • (GLG201 Minimum Grade of C- or GLG220 Minimum Grade of C-) and GLG331 Minimum Grade of C- and PHY201 Minimum Grade of C- and ( Math Placement Level 5 or MAT181 Minimum Grade of C-)