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    Texas Tech University
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate 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 (www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/class_schedule/index.php). 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.

 

GEOL - Geology (Undergraduate Courses)

   •  GEOL 1101 - Physical Geology Laboratory
   •  GEOL 1102 - Historical Geology Laboratory
   •  GEOL 1105 - History of Life Laboratory
   •  GEOL 1303 - Physical Geology
   •  GEOL 1350 - History of Life
   •  GEOL 2401 - Historical Geology
   •  GEOL 3301 - Geomorphology
   •  GEOL 3322 - Oceanography
   •  GEOL 3323 - Environmental Geology
   •  GEOL 3324 - Geology for Petroleum Engineers
   •  GEOL 3328 - Geology of Energy Resources
   •  GEOL 3401 - Mineralogy and Petrology
   •  GEOL 3402 - Structural Geology
   •  GEOL 3450 - Paleontology and Paleoecology
   •  GEOL 4001 - Problems in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 4101 - Undergraduate Seminar
   •  GEOL 4201 - Field Methods in Sedimentary Geology
   •  GEOL 4300 - Independent Studies in Geology
   •  GEOL 4301 - Advanced Fields Methods
   •  GEOL 4306 - Introduction to Petroleum Systems
   •  GEOL 4310 - Planetary Geology
   •  GEOL 4312 - Undergraduate Research
   •  GEOL 4318 - Geology of Texas
   •  GEOL 4320 - Optical Mineralogy and Crystallography
   •  GEOL 4321 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrography
   •  GEOL 4324 - Geology of Hydrocarbons
   •  GEOL 4325 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
   •  GEOL 4331 - Digital Imagery in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 4332 - Spatial Data Analysis and Modeling in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 4334 - Structural Analysis in Hydrocarbon Systems
   •  GEOL 4351 - Imaging Spectroscopy and Raster Classification
   •  GEOL 4361 - Advanced Structural Geology
   •  GEOL 4362 - Tectonics
   •  GEOL 4370 - Hydrogeology

GEOL - Geology (Graduate Courses)

   •  GEOL 5001 - Problems in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 5101 - Seminar
   •  GEOL 5300 - Individual Studies in Geology
   •  GEOL 5303 - Advanced Igneous Petrology
   •  GEOL 5304 - Techniques in Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis
   •  GEOL 5305 - Geology of Clays
   •  GEOL 5311 - Micropaleontology
   •  GEOL 5322 - Sedimentary Processes
   •  GEOL 5325 - Petrophysics
   •  GEOL 5327 - Problems in Paleontology
   •  GEOL 5340 - Advances in Historical Geology
   •  GEOL 5341 - Digital Imagery in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 5342 - Spatial Data Analysis and Modeling in Geosciences
   •  GEOL 5351 - Imaging Spectroscopy and Raster Classification
   •  GEOL 5361 - Advanced Structural Geology
   •  GEOL 5362 - Advanced Tectonics
   •  GEOL 5399 - Advanced Petrophysics
   •  GEOL 5410 - Vertebrate Paleontology
   •  GEOL 5420 - Geological Correlation
   •  GEOL 5422 - Sedimentary Geology of Carbonates
   •  GEOL 5424 - Clastic Sedimentology
   •  GEOL 5426 - Sequence Stratigraphy
   •  GEOL 6000 - Master's Thesis
   •  GEOL 7000 - Research
   •  GEOL 8000 - Doctor's Dissertation