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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 305 - Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics

Credit(s): 4
Component: Lecture
The study of geologic structures, geologic stress and the responses of rocks to stress. Examines plate tectonics and the major structural and tectonic relations generated at plate boundaries.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: GEOL 202  and GEOL 203 .
Course Typically Offered: Spring
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically