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Geology

Geology - Course Descriptions

GEOL 270 Geology for Engineers & Environmental Scientists 4R-0L-4C
Prerequisites: CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 3R-3L-3C F,W,S
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Physical, historical, chemical, structural and environmental aspects of earth science addressed from an engineer’s or environmental scientist’s perspective. The course includes study of minerals and rocks, investigation of geologic hazards, an introduction to rock and soil mechanics, case studies, and interpretation of topographic maps, geologic maps and aerial photographs.