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GEOL 351 - Geology of the Pacific Northwest


Description:
Fundamentals of geology applied to the Pacific Northwest. Case studies in lecture will build toward extended field experiences. Two lectures per week. Field trips required.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: [(either GEOL 101 or GEOL 103 or GEOL 107 or GEOL 108) and GEOL 101LAB, or SCED 102], and (select two from GEOL 201, GEOL 202, or GEOL 203).

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify common rocks and rock-forming minerals in various Pacific Northwest field settings.
  • Critically read, synthesize, and discuss current primary literature articles pertaining to ongoing research in the geology of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Present a relevant scientific interpretation of key field data from select field sites in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Demonstrate breadth and depth of knowledge about the geologic history of the Pacific Northwest.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/19/20

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg



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