GLY 100 - Geologic Hazards and Resources
Introductory course for non-science majors focusing on (i) Earth Hazards; and mitigation, (ii) Climate change and its impacts; and (iii) Earth and Energy resources, their origin, development, and environmental impacts.
3 hours
GLY 110 - General Geology
A beginning level geology course which surveys elements of earth materials, processes, structures and history. Design- ed primarily for the non-science major. Prospective majors must maintain at least a B average to use Geology 110 as a prerequisite for other geology courses. 3 lec.
3 hours
GLY 200 - Physical Geology
An elementary but comprehensive physical geology course that deals with the earth's origin, composition, structures, tectonics and processes. Intended primarily for, but not limited to, the science major. 3 lec.
3 hours
GLY 210L - Earth Materials Lab
An introduction to laboratory methods and materials as applied to the identification, classification, recovery and uses of earth resources. 2 lab.
1 hour
GLY 212 - Introduction to Field Methods
Introduction to geologic map interpretation, qualitative and quantitative methods of geologic map and cross-section preparation, and basic ArcGIS mapping methods. 2 lec 1 lab. (Field Work). (PR: GLY 110 or 200, and 210L. Required of majors).
3 hours
GLY 320L - Geology Lab Techniques
Techniques of collection, preparation and analysis of mineral, rock and water samples, and the use of different instruments for obtaining quality data. Will also cover tools used for data interpretation.
2 hours
GLY 325 - Stratigraphy and Sediment
Formation, organization, sequence, and correlation of sedimentary rocks; study of the orgin, transportation and deposition of rock-forming sediments. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
GLY 457 - Engineering Geology
Consideration of geotechnical problems faced by geologists and engineers. Major topics include mechanics and classification of soil and rock, and geotechnical aspects of groundwater. (PR: GLY 200, 210L, MTH 132).
4 hours
GLY 491 - Capstone Experience
An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Geology faculty. (PR: 20 hours of Geology coursework).
2 to 4 hours
GLY 492 - Capstone Experience
An independent study involving a research project or intern- ship. Must be approved by Geology faculty. (PR: 20 hours of Geology coursework).
2 to 4 hours
GLY 557 - Engineering Geology
Consideration of geotechnical problems faced by geologists and engineers. Major topics include mechanics and classification of soil and rock, and geotechnical aspects of groundwater.
4 hours
GLY 640 - Physical Aspects Geology
1 to 4 hours
GLY 641 - Biological Aspect Geology
1 to 4 hours
GLY 642 - Chemical Aspects Geology
1 to 4 hours
GLY 681 - Thesis
1 to 6 hours