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GEOL 286: Introduction to Minerals & Rocks

Course Description

An introduction to the fundamentals of mineralogy and petrology, focusing on how minerals and rocks form, and how different minerals and rocks are identified, classified, and related to one another through plate tectonic theory and physio-chemical processes. (Required weekend field trip.)

Pre-requisite Courses

These courses must be taken before taking GEOL 286:

  • Course subject: GEOL
  • Course number: 286
  • Credit hours: 4
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