Jun 24, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOL 3500 - Stratigraphy-Sedimentology


Introduction to principles of stratigraphy and sedimentation. Interpretation of depositional environments and their relation to plate tectonic setting. Satisfies half of the Tier I Junior Composition Equivalency JE requirement via a series of research and writing exercises culminating in a term paper at the end of the semester. The written work students submit deepens understanding of how professional writing in Geological Sciences is undertaken, and strengthens students abilities to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize primary literature sources in sedimentary geology journals. Writing and editing drafts will strengthen student skills in construction of compelling and logical arguments as well as critical assessment of the written work of other scientists.

Requisites: GEOL 2550 and 3201 and (ENG 1510 or 1610) and (Soph or Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 1JE
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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