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School of Science & Engineering: Geological Sciences > Course Descriptions

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.

Credits

  • 4

Attributes

  • Liberal Arts
  • Writing Intensive

Restrictions

  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

Prerequisites

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