Geology of El Paso (2-3)
An introduction to the stratigraphy, tectonic history, paleontology, and geomorphology and geoscience-related environmental issues of the El Paso area. Lectures will stress use of basic geologic principles to develop understanding of the geologic processes which have shaped the area. Laboratory will consist of a series of field trips during the semester. Students whose degree plans require GEOL 4665 may use this course for elective credit only. Prerequisites: (1) GEOL 1303 and GEOL 1304 or (2) GEOL 1301 and GEOL 1302. Laboratory fee required.