GSCI 321 Structural Geology

Study of the geometry and origin or rock structures that are products of earth deformation. These include folds and faults, as well as microstructures. Emphasis will be placed on recognition and interpretation of structures through field and laboratory studies. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory per week. One or more one-day field trips are required. This course is equivalent to ESCI 321 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

GSCI 125 or GSCI 135, GSCI 290 (may be taken concurrently).

General Education