Spring Semester 2016

  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 96

      CRN: 31682
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   11:30AM-12:45PM
      CPSB 120
      Oswald, P 96

      CRN: 31683
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.   T R   11:20AM-12:50PM
      ER 224
      Payne, A 23

      CRN: 31684
      Section: 191
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.       S 09:30AM-12:45PM
      ER 150A
      Ravn, R 45

      CRN: 31685
      Section: 192
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.   T R   11:20AM-12:50PM
      ER 224
      Payne, A 23

      CRN: 31686
      Section: 1M1
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 40

      CRN: 31687
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 40

      CRN: 31688
      Section: 202
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 40

      CRN: 36837
      Section: 203
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   07:00PM-8:15PM
      KTC 130
      Himelbloom, L 14

      CRN: 35851
      Section: D11
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   07:00PM-8:15PM
      WEB CONF
      Himelbloom, L 10

      CRN: 35793
      Section: D1D
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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     05:30PM-8:15PM
      WARD 107
      Bornemann, B 26

      CRN: 36528
      Section: I20
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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      02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      TBA 24

      CRN: 31689
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.   T     01:00PM-3:45PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 24

      CRN: 31690
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 102
      TBA 24

      CRN: 31691
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.     R   01:00PM-3:45PM
      NSB 102
      TBA 24

      CRN: 31692
      Section: 004
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.       S 01:00PM-4:15PM
      ER 150A
      Ravn, R 45

      CRN: 31694
      Section: 192
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.   T R   08:30PM-9:45PM
      KTC 130
      Himelbloom, L 14

      CRN: 35794
      Section: D1X
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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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    8.     R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      MCCB 140
      Bornemann, B 26

      CRN: 36529
      Section: I20
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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    01:00PM-2:15PM
      TBA 90

      CRN: 31695
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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-9:58PM
      ER 150A
      Johnson, K 45

      CRN: 31696
      Section: 191
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.        
      DISTANCE
      Rivera, M 30

      CRN: 36838
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 24

      CRN: 31697
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.  M W    11:30AM-2:15PM
      NSB 102
      Oswald, P 24

      CRN: 31698
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 20

      CRN: 31699
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 20

      CRN: 31699
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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   10:00AM-11:15AM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 20

      CRN: 31700
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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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    5.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      NSB 106
      Rivera, M 20

      CRN: 31700
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      CPSB 215
      Aschoff, J 24

      CRN: 31701
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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: BS Geological Science 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: BS Geological Science majors only

  10. A320 Volcanology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      DISTANCE
      Naumann, T 30

      CRN: 36839
      Section: 201
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  11. A322 Igneous &Metamorphic Petrology 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   10:00AM-12:45PM
      CPSB 215
      TBA 20

      CRN: 31702
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  12. A430 Sedimentology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-2:15PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 24

      CRN: 31703
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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

  13. A455 Permafrost 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 25

      CRN: 36844
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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

  14. A490 Advanced Topics in Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 106
      Aschoff, J 20

      CRN: 36840
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30
      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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    3.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Reeves, D 20

      CRN: 36842
      Section: 052
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30
      Section Title: Hydrogeology

      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

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

      CRN: 31710
      Section: 041
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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

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

      CRN: 31713
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 ARR
      Aschoff, J 1

      CRN: 31714
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

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

      CRN: 31716
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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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    3.        
      ARR ARR
      Aschoff, J 1

      CRN: 31718
      Section: 003
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

  18. A655 Permafrost 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 106
      Crossen, K 5

      CRN: 36845
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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 and independent research required.
      Special Note: Student are required to have background in physical and historical geology and provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A455.
      Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing or instructor approval
      May be stacked with: GEOL A455

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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 and independent research required.
    Special Note: Student are required to have background in physical and historical geology and provide their own transportation to field locales. Not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL A455.
    Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing or instructor approval
    May be stacked with: GEOL A455

  19. A690 Graduate Topics in Geology 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    02:30PM-5:15PM
      NSB 106
      Aschoff, J 5

      CRN: 36841
      Section: 051
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30
      Section Title: 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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    3.     R   02:30PM-5:15PM
      CPSB 215
      Reeves, D 4

      CRN: 36843
      Section: 052
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30
      Section Title: Hydrogeology

      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

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

      CRN: 31722
      Section: 001
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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: 31723
      Section: 002
      Date Range: 01/11-04/30

      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.

* - Course meets a GER requirement