Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

GSC 321 - Minerals and Rocks

4 Credits


In this course students study the composition and occurrence of the common minerals and rocks that make up the Earth. Through classes and laboratories that include extensive hands-on work with samples, students learn about the chemistry, structure, and importance of the rock-forming minerals, and the origin and significance of different kinds of rocks. The emphasis is on identification of rocks in the field.
Course Fee.


Prerequisites: GSC 107 GSC 112 , or GSC 120