Summer 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30028 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth,and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture with online lab; lab will be asynchronous and not be held at a specific time. Students registering for GEOL 111-01 online lecture must also register for GEOL 111-61 lab. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30174 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth,and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture with online lab; lab will be asynchronous and not be held at a specific time. Students registering for GEOL 111-02 online lecture must also register for GEOL 111-62 lab. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 61 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30029 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth,and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture with online lab; lab will be asynchronous and not be held at a specific time. Students registering for GEOL 111-61 LAB must also register for GEOL 111-01 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 62 Intro Physical Geology - LAB - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30175 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth,and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Online Lecture with online lab; lab will be asynchronous and not be held at a specific time. Students registering for GEOL 111-62 LAB must also register for GEOL 111-02 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

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Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

44697 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. Students registering for GEOL111-01 must also register for ONE lab section, GEOL 111-51, -52, -53, OR -54. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
OWS 1501055-1200M - - - - - -
1055-1200- - W - - - -
1055-1200- - - - F - -
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

44739 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-02 must also register for ONE lab section, GEOL 111-61 OR -62. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 51 Intro Physical Geology LAB M - - - - - - 1500 - 1700 OSS 124

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1500 - 1700

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44698 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-51 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 52 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44699 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-52 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 53 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1330 - 1530 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1530

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44700 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-53 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 54 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1545 - 1745 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1545 - 1745

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44701 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Sarah J. Feiner

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-54 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 61 Intro Physical Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1800 - 2000 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2000

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44702 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-61 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-02. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 62 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - W - - - - 1335 - 1535 OSS 124

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1535

Location:

OSS 124

Course Registration Number:

44703 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Rebecca Clotts

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Blended Course: Online lecture with two-hour, on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week for fall semester. Students registering for GEOL111-62 must also register for the corresponding lecture GEOL 111-02. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 01 Environmental Geology See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

45313 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jeni A. McDermott

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This class is lecture/lab format, students registering for GEOL 115-01 must also register for one 2-hour lab, GEOL 115-51 OR -52. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
OWS 2751055-1200M - - - - - -
1055-1200- - W - - - -
1055-1200- - - - F - -
GEOL 115 - 02 Environmental Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

45142 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This is a blended course: online lecture with 2-hour on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week. Students registering for GEOL 115-02 must also register for GEOL 115-61 or -62. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 51 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

46406 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Jeni A. McDermott

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This class is lecture/lab format, students registering for GEOL 115-51 lab must also register for GEOL 115-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 52 Environmental Geology LAB - - - R - - - 1330 - 1530 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1530

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

45314 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Jeni A. McDermott

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This class is lecture/lab format, students registering for GEOL 115-52 lab must also register for GEOL 115-01. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 61 Environmental Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1000 - 1200 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1000 - 1200

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

45143 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This is a blended course: online lecture with 2-hour on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week. Students registering for GEOL 115-61 LAB must also register for GEOL 115-02 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 115 - 62 Environmental Geology LAB - T - - - - - 1330 - 1530 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1530

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

45798 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Thomas A. Hickson

This course emphasizes the interactions between humans and their environment, focusing on those processes and issues that are fundamentally geological in nature. Early in the course, students will be introduced to basic geoscience concepts and principals, the scientific method, plate tectonics, and earth materials (rocks and minerals). The remainder of the course will focus on specific topics at the interface between humans and their environment, including volcanic and earthquake hazards, human impacts on the hydrological cycle, surface and groundwater contamination, climate and the carbon cycle, nuclear waste storage, soil erosion, non-renewable resources, and slope stability. This is a blended course: online lecture with 2-hour on-campus laboratory meeting one day/week. Students registering for GEOL 115-62 LAB must also register for GEOL 115-02 online lecture. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 115 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 111, or 114.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 310 - 01 Environmental Geochemistry - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OSS 120

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OSS 120

Course Registration Number:

46402 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kevin M. Theissen

Environmental geochemistry is a growing and dynamic field in geology which explores past and present environments for their chemical characteristics and environmental quality. In this course we will explore the applications of chemistry to solve geological and environmental problems, with an emphasis on freshwater environments. Students will get hands-on field and laboratory experience investigating Minnesota rock formations and lake sediments using several different geochemical methods. There will be one overnight field trip as part of this course. Lecture/lab format, student registering for GEOL 310-01 must also register for GEOL 310-51 lab. Prerequisites: one of GEOL 110, 111, 113, 114, 115, 161; and CHEM 111 or permission of instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 310 - 51 Environmental Geochemistry LAB - T - - - - - 1330 - 1630 OSS 120

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1630

Location:

OSS 120

Course Registration Number:

46403 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kevin M. Theissen

Environmental geochemistry is a growing and dynamic field in geology which explores past and present environments for their chemical characteristics and environmental quality. In this course we will explore the applications of chemistry to solve geological and environmental problems, with an emphasis on freshwater environments. Students will get hands-on field and laboratory experience investigating Minnesota rock formations and lake sediments using several different geochemical methods. There will be one overnight field trip as part of this course. Lecture/lab format, student registering for GEOL 310-51 must also register for GEOL 310-01. Prerequisites: one of GEOL 110, 111, 113, 114, 115, 161; and CHEM 111 or permission of instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 310 - 52 Environmental Geochemistry LAB - - - R - - - 1330 - 1630 OSS 120

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1630

Location:

OSS 120

Course Registration Number:

47669 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kevin M. Theissen

Environmental geochemistry is a growing and dynamic field in geology which explores past and present environments for their chemical characteristics and environmental quality. In this course we will explore the applications of chemistry to solve geological and environmental problems, with an emphasis on freshwater environments. Students will get hands-on field and laboratory experience investigating Minnesota rock formations and lake sediments using several different geochemical methods. Prerequisites: one of GEOL 110, 111, 113, 114, 115, 161; and CHEM 111 or permission of instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 340 - 01 Fund of Lithosphere I (Pet) M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

Course Registration Number:

46404 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

This is the first course in a year-long sequence that covers the fundamentals of petrology and structural geology in a global tectonic framework. The course begins with a discussion of plate tectonics and then examines each of the major plate settings and their boundaries. This will include the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Labs will include hand specimen identification and the use of the petrographic microscope. The course will also examine the conditions of rock deformation and the typical structural features of each tectonic setting. Labs will cover structural geology techniques including recognition and analysis of features in the field and in hand samples. In the fall semester the focus will be on the petrology of the mantle and lithosphere as well as divergent margins. In the spring semester, the focus will be on convergent margins. There will be a 1-2 day field trip over the weekend in early fall. This course is lecture/lab format, students registering for GEOL 340-01 must also register for GEOL 340-51. Prerequisites: one of GEOL 110, 111, 113, 114, 115 or 161; GEOL 211 and 320 or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 340 - 51 Fund of Lith I (Pet) LAB - - W - - - - 1330 - 1630 OSS 123

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1630

Location:

OSS 123

Course Registration Number:

46405 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Tatiana Vislova

This is the first course in a year-long sequence that covers the fundamentals of petrology and structural geology in a global tectonic framework. The course begins with a discussion of plate tectonics and then examines each of the major plate settings and their boundaries. This will include the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Labs will include hand specimen identification and the use of the petrographic microscope. The course will also examine the conditions of rock deformation and the typical structural features of each tectonic setting. Labs will cover structural geology techniques including recognition and analysis of features in the field and in hand samples. In the fall semester the focus will be on the petrology of the mantle and lithosphere as well as divergent margins. In the spring semester, the focus will be on convergent margins. There will be a 1-2 day field trip over the weekend in early fall. This course is lecture/lab format, students registering for GEOL 340-51 LAB must also register for GEOL 340-01. Prerequisites: one of GEOL 110, 111, 113, 114, 115 or 161; GEOL 211 and 320 or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

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J-Term 2021 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOL 111 - 01 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10432 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 02 Intro Physical Geology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10534 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 51 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10433 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOL 111 - 52 Intro Physical Geology LAB - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10535 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

A study of the Earth's properties; the formation and classification of minerals, rocks, ore deposits, and fuels; and the nature and origin of the Earth's surface and interior. Emphasis will be placed upon a changing Earth, and the geologic processes operating at the surface and in the interior. Lecture and two laboratory hours per week. NOTE: Students who receive credit for GEOL 111 may not receive credit for GEOL 102, 110, 114, or 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)