GLG 101 (4)      

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Physical Geology 

The study of Earth’s processes and materials including rocks and minerals, structures, landforms and their origins. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

GLG 102 (4)

Historical Geology 

Chronological study of the sequence of events involved in the formation and development of the earth and its inhabitants as revealed in the geological record.  General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture; three lab.

 

GLG 105 (4)

Introduction to Planetary Science

A survey of Solar System objects and their geologic evolution, surfaces, interiors, atmospheres, and processes, the methods used to study them, and the history of space exploration; weekly laboratory for data analysis and experiments; may include field trip(s).  General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture. Three lab.

 

GLG 110 (4)

Natural Disasters

Examine the forces behind the geologic, atmospheric, and climatic processes that have caused great loss of life and property throughout history as a result of natural disasters with a focus on causation, prediction, preparation, and mitigation. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture. Three lab.

 

GLG 112 (2)

Geology of the Grand Canyon 

Concepts in stratigraphy, volcanology, geomorphology, and glacial and structural geology in the Grand Canyon. Field trips. One lecture; three lab.

 

GLG 199 (.5-6)

Geology Workshop

Designed to provide workshop courses based on student and faculty interest in pursuing or presenting an original topic. Workshops may be developed to enhance existing curriculum or to give students experience that is not covered by existing curriculum.  .5 to six variable credit hours.

 

GLG 232 (4)

Geology of the Colorado Plateau

Examine and observe the geology and geologic processes of the Colorado Plateau and how it has affected its inhabitants. General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences. Three lecture. Three lab.

 

GLG 298 (1–6)

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours. 

 

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