Course Descriptions for GEOL 2310
GEOL 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Study of mineral crystallography, chemistry, classification, identification, and occurrence. Includes the genesis, classification, and identification of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Essentials of geophysics: formation of Solar System and Earth, gravity, seismology, heat flow, geomagnetism, isostasy, plate tectonics. Coursework involves application of basic physics to understanding Earth structure. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4006015203
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Current)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.