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Course Offerings

For detailed information regarding the course offerings in the Department of Earth Sciences, please see the current online University Calendar.

The first digit of each course number designates the level (year) of the course. The second digit indicates the area of Earth Sciences into which the course best fits, as follows:

* Second Digit
* 0 - mineralogy and petrology
* 1 - geophysics
* 2 - economic geology
* 3 - stratigraphy and marine geology
* 4 - structural geology and tectonics
* 5 - geochemistry
* 6 - technical fields and petroleum geology
* 7 - sedimentation, geomorphology
* 8 - paleontology
* 9 - general and dissertation

Course Offerings

First Year

1000 Earth Systems
1002 Concepts and Methods in Earth Sciences

Second Year

2030 Mineralogy
2031 Mineralogy and Petrography
2150 The Solar System
2311 Geoscience Communication
2401 Structural Geology
2502 Introduction to Geochemistry
2702 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
2905 Introduction to Geological Mapping
2914 The Earth's Energy Resources: Past, Present and Future
2916 Natural Hazards on a Dynamic Earth
2917 Gems: The Science and Politics
2918 Earth's Story
2919 Introduction to Marine Geology



Third Year

3030 Mineralogy and Materials Science
3054 High-Temperature Geochemistry and Igneous Petrology
3055 Thermodynamics and Metamorphic Petrology
3170 Seismic and Potential Fields Methods in Geophysics
3172 Electric and Electromagnetic Methods in Geophysics
3179 Mathematical Methods for Geophysics
3210 Economic Mineral Deposits
3420 Global Tectonic Processes
3600 Environmental Geology
3700 Geomorphology
3702 Lithification, Diagenesis and Sedimentary Rock Properties
3705 Field Course in Sedimentology, Reservoir Architecture and Sequence Stratigraphy
3811 Paleontology
3905 Field Methods in Structural Geology and Stratigraphy

Fourth Year

4053 Petrogenesis of Igneous Rocks
4054 Metamorphic Petrology
4105 Field Course in Applied Geophysics
4171 Advanced Seismology
4173 Advanced Electrical, Electromagnetic and Potential Fields Methods
4179 Digital Signal Processing
4211 Economic Geology
4302 Advanced Marine Geology
4400 Advanced Techniques in Structural Geology
4420 Tectonics and Crustal Evolution
4502 Advanced Geochemistry
4503 Mineral Exploration Geochemistry
4602 Sedimentary Basins and Hydrocarbon Exploration
4603 Reservoir Characterization
4605 Environmental Geoscience Field School
4610 Hydrogeology
4703 Environmental Change and Quaternary Geography
4720 Carbonate Depositional Environments and Diagenesis
4800 Advanced Paleontology
4903 Global Change
4905 Field Course in Geological Mapping and Regional Tectonics
4912 Planetary Geology
4910-4920 Special Topics in Earth Sciences
4950 Technical Report on Geoscience Employment

 

 

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