University of Houston-Victoria



Geology (GEOL)

GEOL 2310: Earth and Space Science Concepts
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
An introduction to concepts and principles in Earth and space science.  It includes Earth history, geology, oceans, atmosphere, and Earth’s place in the universe.  (Formerly:  SCIE 2310)

GEOL 3310: Engineering Geology
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Study of procedures and techniques used to evaluate geologic factors for site characterization, selection and the design of engineered structures. 

GEOL 3311:     Structure Geology
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Mechanics of rock deformation, analysis of rock structures, preparation and interpretation of geologic maps and cross sections showing structural and tectonic features.

GEOL 4310:     Geomechanics
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Principles of geomechanics and its application to petroleum engineering.

GEOL 4311:     Hydrogeology
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Physical and chemical aspects of groundwater movement, supply and contamination.