Major - The Earth's Interior

GEOL 1006  The Earth's Interior


GEOL 1005, GEOL 1020, and GEOL 1031


Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory work per week for one term.




This course covers the endogenic processes that are associated with the geology of the Earth. Topics include the rock cycle (sedimentary/metamorphic/igneous rocks), and rock-forming minerals. In addition, all aspects of plate tectonics are examined including earthquakes, magma generation, volcanic activity, continental growth, mountain building, and geologic structures.

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