Geology (GEOL) - The Earth's Interior for Non-Science

GEOL 1031  The Earth's Interior for Non-Science


GEOL 1005, GEOL 1020, and GEOL 1006


Three hours of lecture 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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