EESC 4000 Special Topics in Geology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 70.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
A special topic in geology not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics vary and reflect the interest of students and faculty. Subject matter is announced before registration. This course is intended primarily for students choosing Option 1 for the B.S. degree. Topics include geochemistry, geophysics/tectonophysics, mineralogy/petrology, paleobiology/stratigraphy, sedimentology, geomorphology, and oceanography. A student may take this course and Geology 4050 [70.2] at most three times in total, but may not repeat topics
Prerequisite: at least nine credits of advanced electives as established by the instructor and permission of the chairperson.