Nov 24, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEY 4840 - Geologic Evolution: Grand Canyon to Mt. Whitney – Intensive

This course offers intensive study of a portion of the stratigraphic, structural and tectonic evolution of the southwestern Cordilleran Province from the Colorado Plateau east of the Grand Canyon to the Sierran Front near Mount Whitney. Two class hours per week and an 8-day field trip to this area are required. Detailed study of geologic processes, structures and landforms will support the specific area chosen for study. This course may be repeated for credit once with permission of the instructor but may be counted only once toward degree program requirements.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites are GEY 4830 or permission of the instructor. The course will be offered every even-numbered spring.

Credits: 4

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