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GEOL 430 : Structural Geology

Prerequisites: GEOL 115 and GEOL 420, and any one of the following: MATH 199 [formerly MATH 109], satisfactory score on online precalculus test (at math.sfsu.edu), GEOL 125, MATH 226.
Description: Mechanical aspects of rock deformation. Description, classification, and genesis of folds, faults, and other structures of the earth's crust. Evolution of regional structures. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory and fieldwork, 2 units.
Units: 4
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