Earth Materials

Course Type: 
EES
Code: 
3120
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
4
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Lab
Description: 

The minerals and rocks that make up the solid earth, their significance and uses. Based upon the "rock cycle" the materials studied include the rock-forming minerals as well as their weathered products. The laboratory focuses upon the identification and classification of minerals and rocks in hand specimen.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level EES 2550 Minimum Grade of D