Carnegie Mellon University

Geology

Course Number: 12-201

Introduction to physical geology; common rocks and rock-forming minerals and their chemical compositions/structure, physical properties, origins, and uses; geologic processes: surface and ground-water flow, volcanism, mountain-building, tectonics, glaciation, sedimentation, seismicity, and atmospheric and oceanic circulation.

Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Units: 9

Format

  • Lecture

Textbook(s):

Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore