Study of specific area of engineering at the sophomore or junior level. Topic varies semester to semester. May be repeated for up to six credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. One hour lecture per week per credit.
GEOG 104 EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE (Fall 2019)
An introductory course in earth and space science for prospective elementary school teachers. An examination of the physical character of the Earth and its place in the solar system. Students can not receive credit for both GEOG 104 and GEOG 105. Prerequisite: Intended for elementary education majors. Three hours lecture and one two-hour lab per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB.
GEOG 111 INTRO TO OCEANS & COASTS (Fall 2019)
The study of coastlines, coastal landforms, and the tectonic and oceanographic forces that shape them. One mandatory Saturday half-day field trip to Assateague Island is required. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IVB.
GEOG 311 COASTAL PROCESSES (Fall 2019)
A detailed study of coastlines, the physical processes that shape them and the scientific methodologies used to measure them. Two mandatory Saturday half-day field trips are required. Prerequisite: GEOG 111. Corequisite: GEOL 211. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week.
GEOL 211 SEDIMENT ANALYSIS (Fall 2019)
Lab-based course designed to introduce students to the most common methodologies field scientists use to measure, analyze and classify sediments. Prerequisite/corequisite: GEOL 103 or permission of the instructor. Two hours laboratory per week.
GEOL 450 TOPICS IN GEOLOGY (Fall 2019)
Analysis of a selected geologic topic to be entered on the student's transcript. May be taken three time for credit under different subtitles. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. One to four hours per week.
GEOL 465 EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR (Fall 2019)
Discussions of the scientific process and timely topics in earth science and related fields. Requires participation and presentations. Prerequisites: GEOL 103 and junior standing or permission of instructor. Two hours per week.