Jimmie D. Agnew, Ph.D.

PHY 103: Introduction to Geology

Course Description: NZ scenery
An integrated approach which includes the nature and origin of rocks and minerals, evolution (gradual and sudden) of the landscape, plate tectonics, geologic time, and shorelines.  Students will be actively involved in a laboratory with emphasis on physical geology.  Topographic maps, landform models, seismograms, and rock and mineral samples will be investigated.  Four semester hours.  No credit toward the Physics major or minor.  Out of class work required—this course carries lab credit. 

Syllabus for Spring 2008

PowerPoint presentations:
Metamorphic Rocks (Under construction)