2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOL 315 Structural Geology, Tectonics and Basic Field Methods

Designed to give middle- and upper-level students an introduction to rock-deformation theory, structural geology, and tectonics. Looks at microscopic to macroscopic deformation of rock in the Earth's lithosphere and basic field mapping techniques. Associated field trips.

Prerequisite: GEOL 201, GEOL 220; MATH 112 or equivalent, or permission of the department chairperson.