2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GEO 214 - Solid Earth Materials and Systems
Exploration of common rock-forming/economic minerals, igneous/metamorphic rocks comprising the solid earth in the context of evolving earth chemical and plate tectonic systems. Course develops skills and tools for observation, classification, interpretation of minerals and rocks. Lectures, laboratory and required field trip. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisites: GEO 111, CHM 115, GEO 112, and GEO 175 (GEO 112 and GEO 175 may be taken concurrently).