Spring Semester 2014

  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    01:00PM-2:15PM
      NSB 102
      Witter, J 1

      CRN: 31934
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      NSB 102
      Rivera, M 1

      CRN: 31934
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    4.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      NSB 102
      Witter, J 3

      CRN: 31935
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 3

      CRN: 31935
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    6.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      Witter, J 4

      CRN: 31936
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    7.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 4

      CRN: 31936
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    8.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      NSB 102
      Witter, J 4

      CRN: 31937
      Section: 004
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    9.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      NSB 102
      Rivera, M 4

      CRN: 31937
      Section: 004
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    10.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 0

      CRN: 31938
      Section: 005
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

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

      CRN: 31939
      Section: 006
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    12.   T R   08:30AM-9:45AM
      CPSB 120
      Oswald, P 8

      CRN: 36213
      Section: 007
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    13.   T R   06:30PM-9:15PM
      ER 222
      Ravn, R 4

      CRN: 31941
      Section: 191
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    14.   T R   07:00PM-9:45PM
      KTC 130
      Himelbloom, L 7

      CRN: 38942
      Section: D11
      Date Range: 01/14-05/01

      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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    15.   T     05:30PM-8:15PM
      WARD 115
      Bornemann, B 12

      CRN: 36997
      Section: I20
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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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    16.        
      WEB
      High, L 6

      CRN: 36998
      Section: IW1
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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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    17.        
      WEB
      High, L 4

      CRN: 37000
      Section: IWB
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      MCCB 140
      Bornemann, B 12

      CRN: 37002
      Section: I20
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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.        
      WEB
      High, L 7

      CRN: 37003
      Section: IW1
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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.        
      WEB
      High, L 11

      CRN: 37004
      Section: IW2
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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
      Rivera, M 52

      CRN: 31943
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.   T     06:30PM-9:15PM
      ER 150A
      Johnson, K 29

      CRN: 31944
      Section: 191
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    4.        
      WEB
      High, L 9

      CRN: 37006
      Section: IWB
      Date Range: 01/13-05/05

      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 8

      CRN: 31945
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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. A221 *Historical Geology 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 8

      CRN: 31946
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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   10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 0

      CRN: 31947
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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   11:30AM-12:45PM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 0

      CRN: 31947
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.

  8. A310 Professional Practices in GEOL 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      CPSB 215
      Witter, J 2

      CRN: 31948
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.

  9. A320 Volcanology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 1

      CRN: 36211
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      The description and classification of volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, and volcanic deposits. Includes the history of volcanic studies, myths, and legends. Emphasis on the dynamics of volcanic eruptions, pyroclastic rocks, lava flows, and volcanic hazard assessment.

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    3.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 2

      CRN: 39586
      Section: 202
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      The description and classification of volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, and volcanic deposits. Includes the history of volcanic studies, myths, and legends. Emphasis on the dynamics of volcanic eruptions, pyroclastic rocks, lava flows, and volcanic hazard assessment.

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    The description and classification of volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, and volcanic deposits. Includes the history of volcanic studies, myths, and legends. Emphasis on the dynamics of volcanic eruptions, pyroclastic rocks, lava flows, and volcanic hazard assessment.

  10. A322 Igneous &Metamorphic Petrology 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-11:15AM
      CPSB 215
      Witter, J -1

      CRN: 31949
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.   T R   11:30AM-12:45PM
      CPSB 215
      Witter, J -1

      CRN: 31949
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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. A452 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 11

      CRN: 31952
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Survey of sediments including origins, classification, transportation, composition, structures, and diagenesis. Stratigraphic principles including lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy, and seismic stratigraphy. Lab includes grain size analysis, sedimentary structures, correlation, and field practicum.

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    3.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 11

      CRN: 31952
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Survey of sediments including origins, classification, transportation, composition, structures, and diagenesis. Stratigraphic principles including lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy, and seismic stratigraphy. Lab includes grain size analysis, sedimentary structures, correlation, and field practicum.

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    Survey of sediments including origins, classification, transportation, composition, structures, and diagenesis. Stratigraphic principles including lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy, and seismic stratigraphy. Lab includes grain size analysis, sedimentary structures, correlation, and field practicum.

  12. A455 Permafrost 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K -3

      CRN: 36212
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Examines permafrost geomorphic processes, environments and landforms. Topics include properties of ground ice and patterned ground, permafrost landscape dynamics, engineering and environmental problems, and impacts of climate change on permafrost systems. One weekend field trip required.
      Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A655.
      Registration Restrictions: Instructor approval
      May be stacked with: GEOL A655

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    Examines permafrost geomorphic processes, environments and landforms. Topics include properties of ground ice and patterned ground, permafrost landscape dynamics, engineering and environmental problems, and impacts of climate change on permafrost systems. One weekend field trip required.
    Special Note: Students are required to provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A655.
    Registration Restrictions: Instructor approval
    May be stacked with: GEOL A655

  13. A460 Environmental Geochemistry 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Munk, L 11

      CRN: 36210
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Principles and applications of environmental geochemistry on a global scale. Geochemical cycles and chemical mass balance of elements. Chemical weathering and the composition of natural waters. Processes affecting the distribution of trace elements in geologic environments. Stable isotope fractionation and applications to modeling environmental systems. Review of specific cases of modern environmental geochemistry problems.
      Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A660.
      May be stacked with: GEOL A660

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    Principles and applications of environmental geochemistry on a global scale. Geochemical cycles and chemical mass balance of elements. Chemical weathering and the composition of natural waters. Processes affecting the distribution of trace elements in geologic environments. Stable isotope fractionation and applications to modeling environmental systems. Review of specific cases of modern environmental geochemistry problems.
    Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A660.
    May be stacked with: GEOL A660

  14. A495 Geology Internship 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Munk, L 5

      CRN: 31959
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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
      Crossen, K 4

      CRN: 31960
      Section: 041
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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

  15. A498 Student Research 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      Crossen, K 5

      CRN: 31963
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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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    3.        
      ARR
      Munk, L 4

      CRN: 31965
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.

  16. A499 Senior Thesis 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      Crossen, K 5

      CRN: 31967
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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 5

      CRN: 31968
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      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.

  17. A698 Directed Research 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      Munk, L 5

      CRN: 31971
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

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      Crossen, K 5

      CRN: 31972
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

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    4.        
      ARR
      Witter, J 4

      CRN: 40513
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/13-05/03

      Thesis-specific research for interdisciplinary M.S. with emphasis in Geological Sciences. Research topic must be approved by thesis advisor and committee.
      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.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and permission of thesis advisor.

* - Course meets a GER requirement