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Earth Sciences (EARTH)

EARTH 400 Earth Sciences Seminar (3) Interdisciplinary study of environmental problems in the earth sciences.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in the Earth major  

EARTH 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

EARTH 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

EARTH 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

EARTH 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

EARTH 501 Contemporary Controversies in the Earth Sciences (3) Exploration of current areas of research in the Earth Sciences.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

EARTH 520 Plate Tectonics and People: Foundations of Solid Earth Science (3) Solid Earth geophysics and geological hazards presented within the grand unifying theory of plate tectonics.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

EARTH 530 Earth Surface Processes in the Critical Zone (3) Introduction to Earth surface processes including weathering and soils, geomorphology, erosion and sedimentation, hydrogeology, low-temperature geochemistry and Earth systems.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

EARTH 540 Essentials of Oceanography for Educators (3) Chemical and physical principles of the oceans and their interaction with the biosphere, atmosphere and the solid Earth.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

EARTH 591 Individual Studies: Research Project (3) Development of a capstone project, supervised on an individual basis outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: 24 credits in the Master's Degree program in Earth Science Education  

EARTH 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

EARTH 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

EARTH 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

EARTH 801 Computation and Visualization in the Earth Sciences (3) Students practice data visualization and analysis using computational methods for Earth science data to build content knowledge and interpretation skills.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

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