Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOL 227 - Global Tectonics 3 s.h.

Course content focuses on studies of ancient and modern plate tectonic settings. Class discussions will stem from recent tectonic events. Students will read geological publications and will give at least three 15-minute oral presentations during the course of the semester on tectonic topics. Students will gain knowledge of global tectonic processes while developing their critical thinking and oral presentation skills. The class involves a day trip during a weekend.  Assessment is based on class participation, presentations, assignments, and exams. A-E Only. Offered Spring semesters.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 115  or GEOL 120 .