As of June 23, 2000, these are the Mineralogy/Earth Materials courses
offered at major 4-year colleges near LPC.

Mineralogy

Prerequisites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry

Math

Geology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UC Davis

GEOL 60

Earth Materials

Chem 2A

Math 16A or 21A

(Geol 1 or 50) AND 50L

 

Min is lower division

 

3 hrslec, 3hrs lab/week (quarters)

(Chem 1A)

(Math 32 or 1)

 ==either Geo 1A or Geo 10 AND 1ALab.

OM is also lower div

GEOL 62

Optical Mineralogy

 

 

GEOL 60

 

 

 

 

1hr lec, 3hrs lab/week (quarters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UC Santa Barbara

GEOL 14

Earth Materials I

Chem 1A

 

Geol 2

 

 

Min is lower division

 

3hrs lec, 3hrs lab/week (quarters)

chem may be concurrent

 ==Geo 1A

 

 

OM is also lower div

GEOL 14X

Optical Mineralogy

GEOL 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hr lec, 3hrs lab/week (quarters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UC Berkeley

GEOL 100A

Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin

prereq: "some background in chemistry and physics"

 

Min is upper division

 

2hrs lec, 4hrs lab/week: (semesters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEOL 100B

Genesis and Interpretation of Rocks

 

 

GEOL 100A

 

 

 

 

2hrs lec, 3hrs lab/week (semesters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UC Santa Cruz

? Didn't see any upper or lower division in Mineralogy or Petrology!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayward State

GEOL 3610

Mineralogy

prereq:" courses in general chemistry and physical or general geology are highly recommended"

 

 

upper division

 

2hrs lec, 4hrs lab/week: (quarters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Jose State

GEOL 115

Earth Materials

high school chem

 

GEOL 101, 101L

 

 

lower or upper? (even their Geo 1A equivalent is numbered 100)

 

 == Geo 1A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation for LPC:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Name:  Earth Materials: Mineralogy - An Introduction to Petrology, Mineralogy and Crystallography

 

 

a course for both geology and non-geology majors - a course for the general public - community education

 

 

 

Prerequisites: Geology 1A or Geo 10 &10L; Highly recommended: some chemistry background

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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