EESC 2300 Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 41.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

Inactive Course

1.5 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory; 3 credits

Mechanical properties of rocks; mechanisms of plate tectonics; plate tectonic environments; rock deformation; folds; faults; joints; tectonic associations of structures; environmental aspects of tectonics and structures. Laboratory work includes structural maps and cross sections, stereographic projections and analysis and documentation of deformed rocks.

Prerequisite: Earth and Environmental Sciences 1101.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.