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    Texas Tech University
  Feb 23, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions

How to Read Catalog Course Descriptions

Texas Tech offers nearly 5,000 courses as part of its curriculum. These courses are listed alphabetically by subject prefix within each college and departmental section of this catalog. The courses appear in numerical order, moving from beginning freshman or developmental level courses to graduate, research, and professional courses.

Not all courses listed in this catalog are offered every year. An online class schedule published before each registration period indicates courses that will be available during the upcoming term or semester and when each class will meet. The class schedule can be found at ( The university reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course or withdraw any program from the list of offerings when the best interests of the institution require such action.

Courses are designated by a subject prefix and number along with a descriptive title. Learn more  about interpreting the course descriptions found throughout the catalog.


Geochemistry (Graduate Courses)

   •  GCH 5300 - Individual Studies in Geochemistry
   •  GCH 5303 - Trace Element Geochemistry
   •  GCH 5305 - Environmental and Aqueous Geochemistry
   •  GCH 5307 - X-Ray Powder Diffraction Methods
   •  GCH 5308 - Techniques and Applications in Mineral Sciences
   •  GCH 5315 - Sedimentary Provenance
   •  GCH 5350 - Stable Isotope Geochemistry
   •  GCH 5360 - Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry
   •  GCH 5371 - Analytical Methods in Laser Ablation ICPMS
   •  GCH 5405 - Inorganic Geochemistry