GLG314 Petrology

Study of the igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks that form the solid earth. Rock composition, classification, distribution and origin. Volcanic, tectonic and other environments of rock formation. Phase diagrams, age dating, and rock chemistry. Laboratory microscope study of thin sections. Field trips.


  • 4


  • Liberal Arts


  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman


  • (CHE202 Minimum Grade of D- or 22202) and (GLG311 Minimum Grade of D- or 50311) and (GLG313 Minimum Grade of D- or 50313)

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