Geology

Geology


Note: Geology courses are offered by the Department of Geography.

Geology 2060

Physical Geology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-3-0
Other hours: 0-0-8
Origin, composition and structure of the earth; identification of common rocks and mineral resources; evolution of the surface features of continents and ocean basins. A one-day field trip will be scheduled on a Saturday.
Prerequisite(s): Geography 1010 (Geography 1000 prior to 2004/2005)

Geology 3020

Hydrogeology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-8
A study of the physical and chemical characteristics of groundwater and its movement through geological media. Resource and geomorphic aspects of groundwater are stressed and potential contamination from surface sources are examined. A one-day field trip will be scheduled on a Saturday.
Prerequisite(s): Geology 2060

Geology 3850

Selected Topics in Geology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-3-0
Other hours: 0-0-16
Depending on student demand and available faculty. Various areas of physical and historical geology.

Geology 4010

Quaternary Geology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-3-0
Other hours: 0-0-8
Geological conditions, facies and events during the last 2.5 million years of earth history, focusing on Canada, and a comparison of these with similar facies formed in other geological eras.
Prerequisite(s): Geology 2060;
Geography 3060

Geology 4850

Selected Topics in Geology
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-3-0
Other hours: 0-0-16
Depending on student demand and available faculty. Various areas of physical and historical geology.