Earth Materials

Course Type: 
EES
Code: 
6120
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
4
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Lab
Description: 

This course provides an understanding of 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.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.