GEOL-G 108 Selected Earth Science Topics (3 cr)

Selected topics of general interest in earth science.

  • Open to all majors.

VT: Indiana Geology

  • Offered periodically, online.
  • Prerequisite: None

GEOL-G 111 Physical Geology (3 cr)

Basic concepts of geology. Formation of rocks, erosion and landscape evolution, plate tectonics, and interpretation of earth processes from geological data.

  • Lab fee required.
  • Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters.

GEOL-G 112 Historical Geology (3 cr)

Continuation of GEOL-G 111. Principles of interpreting earth history from geological data. Geologic time, biological evolution, plate tectonics, and ancient environments.

  • Lab fee required. Offered periodically.
  • Prerequisite: GEOL-G 111

GEOL-G 113 Directed Study in Earth Science (1-3 cr)

Intended primarily for elementary education students.

  • Credit not given toward NSM distribution requirements.
  • Lab fee required.
  • Prerequisite / Corequisite: One course in Earth Science, or consent of instructor.

GEOL-G 135 Indiana Rocks! (3 cr)

An in-depth investigation of Indiana's geology, including minerals and rocks, geologic time, mineral resources, fossils, topography, soil, water resources, and special geologic features such as the Falls of the Ohio River and Indiana Dunes.

GEOL-G 210 Oceanography (3 cr)

Introduction to the study of the oceans and marine processes. Emphasis on morphology of the ocean floor, life in the ocean, oceanic circulation, and submarine geology.

  • Offered periodically, spring semester.
  • Prerequisite: One college level science course or permission of instructor