Catalog Year : 2020-21


Geology

Geology


GEOL 4604 01 - Economic Geology
Credits: 4.00
Introduction to geology and economics of non-energy mineral resources. Emphasis placed on the descriptive geology and origin of economic mineral concentrations within the context of their overall geologic settings. Lab exercises will involve identification and characterization of representative ore suites from important mineral deposits. Students will complete a research project on exploring for or developing a major ore deposit or mineral/rock resource. A fieldtrip is anticipated to examine the geology, exploration methodology, development, and permitting issues related to mineral/rock production. Students will also prepare for and take the National Association of State Boards of Geology, Fundamentals of Geology (FG) professional licensing exam.

Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 2.00
College: College of Science & Math.
Department: Geosciences
Campus Carrollton Campus
Start Date JAN 04, 2020 End Date MAY 05, 2020
Days Taught MON WED Time of Day 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm Location CALLAWAY BUILDING SCIENCE G-07
Start Date JAN 04, 2020 End Date MAY 05, 2020
Days Taught WED Time of Day 03:30 pm - 05:20 pm Location CALLAWAY BUILDING SCIENCE G-07
Instructor(s):Randal L. Kath Open Seats:11 of 20 as of 05/30/2020 09:17:31
Additional Fees: Geology Exam Fee $200 Flat Fee
Pre-requisites: GEOL 3024 and Concurrent Pre-requisite GEOL 3034
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Technology enhanced (T)