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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 433 - Structural Geology

(4 units)

Prerequisites: GEOL 250 , GEOL 322 ; PHYS 151 .
Theories/principles of structural geology, orogenesis, and tectonics. Planar/linear structures in naturally deformed rocks. Description, classification, interpretation, and kinematic and dynamic analysis of faults/folds. Field measurement, analysis and mapping of structures. Deformation, strength, fracture, and rheological properties of rocks.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs., laboratory 3 hrs., required field trips)