SUNY Oneonta

GEOL 227 Global Tectonics

3 s.h.

Course content focuses on studies of ancient and modern plate tectonic settings. Class discussions will stem from recent tectonic events. Students will read geological publications and will give at least three 15-minute oral presentations during the course of the semester on tectonic topics. Students will gain knowledge of global tectonic processes while developing their critical thinking and oral presentation skills. Assessment is based on class participation, presentations, assignments, and exams. Course will be offered spring semesters. (LA, N2)

Prerequisite: SoS, and ESCI 100 or GEOL 115 or 120 or 150 or 182.

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