Spring Semester 2015

  1. Geology (GEOL)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A111 *Physical Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      CPSB 120
      Rivera, M 32

      CRN: 36816
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to physical geology, study of earth and its materials. Processes that operate on and within earth. Formation of common rocks and minerals, and basics of mineral and rock identification and classification.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    3.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      CPSB 120
      Oswald, P 14

      CRN: 36817
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to physical geology, study of earth and its materials. Processes that operate on and within earth. Formation of common rocks and minerals, and basics of mineral and rock identification and classification.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 0

      CRN: 36828
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to physical geology, study of earth and its materials. Processes that operate on and within earth. Formation of common rocks and minerals, and basics of mineral and rock identification and classification.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    5.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 0

      CRN: 36829
      Section: 202
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to physical geology, study of earth and its materials. Processes that operate on and within earth. Formation of common rocks and minerals, and basics of mineral and rock identification and classification.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    Introduction to physical geology, study of earth and its materials. Processes that operate on and within earth. Formation of common rocks and minerals, and basics of mineral and rock identification and classification.
    Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

  4. A111L *Physical Geology Lab 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      10:00AM-12:45PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 7

      CRN: 36830
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    3.  M      02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 0

      CRN: 36831
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    4.   T     02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      TBA 5

      CRN: 36832
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    5.    W    11:30AM-2:15PM
      NSB 102
      Rivera, M 1

      CRN: 36833
      Section: 004
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    6.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      Rivera, M 13

      CRN: 36834
      Section: 005
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    7.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      TBA 17

      CRN: 36835
      Section: 006
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

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    Laboratory skills in physical geology. The identification and classification of minerals and rocks. The use and interpretation of maps and remote sensing techniques, and application of lab skills to interpret evidence of geologic processes. Includes a field trip led by the instructor.

  5. A115 *Environmental Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      CPSB 120
      Reeves, D 60

      CRN: 31943
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      An introduction to the study of applied environmental geology with a focus on geologic processes and linkages to how humans interact with the geologic environment. Both internal and external Earth processes and related topics such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions as well as coastal processes and mineral and energy resources will be included.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    3.  M      06:30PM-9:25PM
      CHHS 22
      Torrance, K 19

      CRN: 39811
      Section: 191
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      An introduction to the study of applied environmental geology with a focus on geologic processes and linkages to how humans interact with the geologic environment. Both internal and external Earth processes and related topics such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions as well as coastal processes and mineral and energy resources will be included.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    An introduction to the study of applied environmental geology with a focus on geologic processes and linkages to how humans interact with the geologic environment. Both internal and external Earth processes and related topics such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions as well as coastal processes and mineral and energy resources will be included.
    Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

  6. A115L *Environmental Geology Lab 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  10:00AM-12:45PM
      NSB 106
      Oswald, P 2

      CRN: 31945
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Investigation of problems in environmental geology related to volcanic and earthquake hazards, surface and groundwater pollution, landslides, coastal processes, and waste disposal with emphasis on the local areas in Alaska. Several local field trips are included.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

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    Investigation of problems in environmental geology related to volcanic and earthquake hazards, surface and groundwater pollution, landslides, coastal processes, and waste disposal with emphasis on the local areas in Alaska. Several local field trips are included.
    Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher

  7. A121 Phys Geol for Science Majors 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   11:30AM-2:15PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 12

      CRN: 36836
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Development of applied geology skills through the study of Earth, its materials, and processes operating on and within the planet. Laboratory training in geologic maps and identification and interpretation of minerals and rocks.
      Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher. Declared major in science or engineering and instructor approval.

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    Development of applied geology skills through the study of Earth, its materials, and processes operating on and within the planet. Laboratory training in geologic maps and identification and interpretation of minerals and rocks.
    Registration Restrictions: MATH A055 or higher. Declared major in science or engineering and instructor approval.

  8. A221 *Historical Geology 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 2

      CRN: 31946
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      History of earth through geologic time, emphasizing North America. Major events in plate tectonics, evolution of life forms and interpretation of the rock record. Lab includes invertebrate fossil identification, geologic map interpretation, stratigraphic principles and field trip.

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    3.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 2

      CRN: 31946
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      History of earth through geologic time, emphasizing North America. Major events in plate tectonics, evolution of life forms and interpretation of the rock record. Lab includes invertebrate fossil identification, geologic map interpretation, stratigraphic principles and field trip.

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    4.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 9

      CRN: 31947
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      History of earth through geologic time, emphasizing North America. Major events in plate tectonics, evolution of life forms and interpretation of the rock record. Lab includes invertebrate fossil identification, geologic map interpretation, stratigraphic principles and field trip.

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    History of earth through geologic time, emphasizing North America. Major events in plate tectonics, evolution of life forms and interpretation of the rock record. Lab includes invertebrate fossil identification, geologic map interpretation, stratigraphic principles and field trip.

  9. A310 Professional Practices in GEOL 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      CPSB 215
      Aschoff, J 0

      CRN: 31948
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Introduction to workplace ethics, responsibilities, and expectations of geologists in a professional role. Practice in research methods, writing, and presentation techniques in the geosciences. Research design, proposal writing, resume and job applications, scientific writing, critical review, and oral presentation techniques.
      Registration Restrictions: BSGS majors only.

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    Introduction to workplace ethics, responsibilities, and expectations of geologists in a professional role. Practice in research methods, writing, and presentation techniques in the geosciences. Research design, proposal writing, resume and job applications, scientific writing, critical review, and oral presentation techniques.
    Registration Restrictions: BSGS majors only.

  10. A322 Igneous &Metamorphic Petrology 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWRF  11:30AM-12:45PM
      CPSB 215
      Naumann, T 6

      CRN: 31951
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-02/23

      Identification and classification of igneous and metamorphic rocks, interpretation of textures, structures, and mineralogy of rocks; study of chemical and physical principles controlling the formation of rocks, importance of various rock types in economic and industrial arenas. Extensive study of hand specimens with emphasis on composition, texture, and structure.

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    3.  MTWRF  01:00PM-2:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Naumann, T 6

      CRN: 31951
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-02/23

      Identification and classification of igneous and metamorphic rocks, interpretation of textures, structures, and mineralogy of rocks; study of chemical and physical principles controlling the formation of rocks, importance of various rock types in economic and industrial arenas. Extensive study of hand specimens with emphasis on composition, texture, and structure.

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    Identification and classification of igneous and metamorphic rocks, interpretation of textures, structures, and mineralogy of rocks; study of chemical and physical principles controlling the formation of rocks, importance of various rock types in economic and industrial arenas. Extensive study of hand specimens with emphasis on composition, texture, and structure.

  11. A430 Sedimentology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 9

      CRN: 36837
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Survey of sediments, including origins, classification, transportation, composition, structures and diagenesis. Lab analysis of grain size, sedimentary structures, concretions and hand samples. Includes field labs.
      Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing or higher

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    Survey of sediments, including origins, classification, transportation, composition, structures and diagenesis. Lab analysis of grain size, sedimentary structures, concretions and hand samples. Includes field labs.
    Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing or higher

  12. A456 *Geoarchaeology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 12

      CRN: 36838
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Integration of geology and archaeology. Rock identification of lithic sources, sediment analysis of site deposits, paleolandscape reconstruction, geochronology and environmental change. Response to changes in resources and climate by past societies and application to contemporary problems and issues.
      Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A656.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing or higher
      May be stacked with: GEOL A656

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    Integration of geology and archaeology. Rock identification of lithic sources, sediment analysis of site deposits, paleolandscape reconstruction, geochronology and environmental change. Response to changes in resources and climate by past societies and application to contemporary problems and issues.
    Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A656.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing or higher
    May be stacked with: GEOL A656

  13. A465 Isotope Geochemistry 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Munk, L 7

      CRN: 40192
      Section: 251
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Examine principles and applications of radiogenic and stable isotopes with emphasis on application in the hydrologic, earth, and ecosystem sciences. Focuses on both traditional and environmental aspects of isotope geochemistry and biogeochemistry and some special applications to other fields of study such as anthropology, archaeology, and forensics. A class research project will include field sampling, sample analysis, and interpretation.
      May be stacked with: GEOL A665

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    Examine principles and applications of radiogenic and stable isotopes with emphasis on application in the hydrologic, earth, and ecosystem sciences. Focuses on both traditional and environmental aspects of isotope geochemistry and biogeochemistry and some special applications to other fields of study such as anthropology, archaeology, and forensics. A class research project will include field sampling, sample analysis, and interpretation.
    May be stacked with: GEOL A665

  14. A480 Geologic Field Methods 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2. S    FS 09:00AM-5:30PM
      FIELD
      Munk, L 1

      CRN: 36840
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 04/17-04/19

      Introduction to principles and applications of basic geologic field methods including construction of bedrock geologic maps and cross-sections. Emphasis on field note taking, geologic mapping, stratigraphic section measurement and construction. Students required to complete several field projects including written summary reports.
      Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from field sites.

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    Introduction to principles and applications of basic geologic field methods including construction of bedrock geologic maps and cross-sections. Emphasis on field note taking, geologic mapping, stratigraphic section measurement and construction. Students required to complete several field projects including written summary reports.
    Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from field sites.

  15. A490 Advanced Topics in Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 0

      CRN: 36842
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Geology of Alaska

      Detailed study of a selected topic in geology.
      Special Note: May be repeated for credit with change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A690 with same subtitle.
      May be stacked with: GEOL A690

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    3.   T     02:30PM-5:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Aschoff, J 0

      CRN: 36841
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Petroleum Geology

      Detailed study of a selected topic in geology.
      Special Note: May be repeated for credit with change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A690 with same subtitle.
      May be stacked with: GEOL A690

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    Detailed study of a selected topic in geology.
    Special Note: May be repeated for credit with change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A690 with same subtitle.
    May be stacked with: GEOL A690

  16. A492 Geology Seminar 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 2

      CRN: 38299
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Geology Seminar Basin & Range

      Lecture series with invited professional geologists, discussion of relevant professional papers and research. Topical nature of material.
      Special Note: May be repeated under different subtitles for a maximum of 3 credits.

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    Lecture series with invited professional geologists, discussion of relevant professional papers and research. Topical nature of material.
    Special Note: May be repeated under different subtitles for a maximum of 3 credits.

  17. A495 Geology Internship 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Crossen, K 1

      CRN: 31956
      Section: 041
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Work experience in an approved position with supervision and training in various agencies and businesses. Exposes student to work environment beyond the campus setting, to acquire essential practical skills and enhance self-confidence and career direction.
      Special Note: May be repeated, but only 3 credits count toward major requirements.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

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    3.        
      ARR
      Munk, L 1

      CRN: 31955
      Section: 042
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Work experience in an approved position with supervision and training in various agencies and businesses. Exposes student to work environment beyond the campus setting, to acquire essential practical skills and enhance self-confidence and career direction.
      Special Note: May be repeated, but only 3 credits count toward major requirements.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

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    Work experience in an approved position with supervision and training in various agencies and businesses. Exposes student to work environment beyond the campus setting, to acquire essential practical skills and enhance self-confidence and career direction.
    Special Note: May be repeated, but only 3 credits count toward major requirements.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

  18. A497 Independent Study 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR ARR
      Crossen, K 0

      CRN: 40235
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Strat & Class of Sediment Rock

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  19. A498 Student Research 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Crossen, K 1

      CRN: 31957
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Student research conducted on specific subjects in geology. Research topic to be approved and directed by a faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Faculty permission.

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      ARR ARR
      Aschoff, J 1

      CRN: 40053
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Student research conducted on specific subjects in geology. Research topic to be approved and directed by a faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Faculty permission.

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    4.        
      ARR
      Munk, L 1

      CRN: 31958
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Student research conducted on specific subjects in geology. Research topic to be approved and directed by a faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Faculty permission.

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    Student research conducted on specific subjects in geology. Research topic to be approved and directed by a faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences.
    Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Registration Restrictions: Faculty permission.

  20. A499 Senior Thesis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      Crossen, K 1

      CRN: 31959
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Planning, preparation and completion of senior thesis for the BS in Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and faculty permission.

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      Munk, L 1

      CRN: 31960
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Planning, preparation and completion of senior thesis for the BS in Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and faculty permission.

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    4.        
      ARR ARR
      Aschoff, J 1

      CRN: 40054
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Planning, preparation and completion of senior thesis for the BS in Geological Sciences.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and faculty permission.

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    Planning, preparation and completion of senior thesis for the BS in Geological Sciences.
    Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and faculty permission.

  21. A665 Isotope Geochemistry 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Munk, L 2

      CRN: 40191
      Section: 251
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Principles and applications of radiogenic and stable isotopes with emphasis on applications in the hydrologic, earth and ecosystem sciences. Focus on both traditional and environmental aspects of isotope geochemistry and biogeochemistry and some special applications to other fields of study such as anthropology, archaeology and forensics. A class research project will include field sampling, sample analysis and interpretation. Independent research project required.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing
      May be stacked with: GEOL A465

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    Principles and applications of radiogenic and stable isotopes with emphasis on applications in the hydrologic, earth and ecosystem sciences. Focus on both traditional and environmental aspects of isotope geochemistry and biogeochemistry and some special applications to other fields of study such as anthropology, archaeology and forensics. A class research project will include field sampling, sample analysis and interpretation. Independent research project required.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing
    May be stacked with: GEOL A465

  22. A690 Graduate Topics in Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     02:30PM-5:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Aschoff, J 0

      CRN: 38300
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Graduate Petroleum Geology

      Intensive study of narrowly defined topic in geology with emphasis on current problems. Independent research project required.
      Special Note: Students are required to have background in physical and historical geology. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A490 with the same subtitle.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing or instructor approval.
      May be stacked with: GEOL A490

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    Intensive study of narrowly defined topic in geology with emphasis on current problems. Independent research project required.
    Special Note: Students are required to have background in physical and historical geology. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A490 with the same subtitle.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing or instructor approval.
    May be stacked with: GEOL A490

  23. A697 Independent Study 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Munk, L 0

      CRN: 40120
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02
      Section Title: Analytical Geochemistry

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  24. A698 Directed Research 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      Munk, L 0

      CRN: 31961
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

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    3.        
      Crossen, K 1

      CRN: 31962
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/12-05/02

      Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
      Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

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    Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
    Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

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