Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

GEOL 4500 Structural Geology

Prerequisite: GEOL 1121 and 1121L or GEOL 1122 and 1122L or permission of the instructor. Introduction to the processes of deformation and geometry of deformed rocks. Examination of rock deformation through analysis of structures at both microscopic and outcrop scales with emphasis on descriptive geometry, map interpretation, and cross section construction methods. Additional laboratory fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.