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Geology (GEOL)

GEOL 1104 - Physical Geology

Introduces the student to the field of physical geology in general, such as the geologic environment, geologic processes shaping the surface of the earth, plate tectonics, crust, and the interior of the earth. Offered a minimum of once a year. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = GEOL 1114
Units: 4
Offered: Once Per Academic Year
Area: Math & Science

GEOL 1114 - Historical Geology

Interpretation of the earth’s history, origin of the earth, evolutions of the continents and oceans, geologic time, and evolution of life. Fossils, rocks, and geologic maps are studied in the laboratory. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = GEOL 1134
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

GEOL 1504 - Arkansas Geology

This course includes a brief study of physical and historical geology concepts with the main emphasis of the course on the physical and historical geological aspects of the six physiographic divisions of Arkansas. Those divisions are Ozark Plateau/Arkansas Valley, Ouachita Mountains, Gulf Coast, Mississippi Embayment, Crowley’s Ridge, and the New Madrid Fault zone. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science