ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL MENTORING & BUSINESS ETHICS. Students who do not complete all graduation requirements while enrolled in this course must enroll in a minimum of 6 dissertation hours (6699 or 6999) in their graduation term. Formerly listed as GEOL 1415, credit will not be given for both. Note that Astrobiology I is strongly recommended to students to be taken prior to Astrobiology II, but is not a prerequisite. Provides credit to students participating in an approved mentoring program with an experience environmental professional. This course may only be taken once and may not be repeated. Weekly practicum with hands-on examination of solar system materials, including observations under polarizing light microscopy. Formerly listed as GEOL 1430, credit will not be given for both. Formerly listed as GEOL 1450, credit will not be given for both. The course will concentrate on what humans take from the Earth, the impacts it has on their environment, and what it takes to make the planet sustainable for human habitation. Prerequisites for Biology majors: PHYS 1441 & PHYS 1442 or equivalent. Focus will be on natural processes and their engineering applications. Students should contact the Financial Aid Office, other sources of funding, Office of International Education and/or their graduate advisor to verify enrollment requirements before registering for this course. Formerly listed as GEOL 1425, credit will not be given for both. Special emphasis is on the meteorite evidence for our understanding of planetary formation, the age and origin of the earth, and the role of near synchronous impacts and flood basalts in causing two of the largest mass extinctions in earth history. Global environmental challenges confronting humanity such as pollution, depletion of natural resources, ecosystem deterioration, food production, and population growth. Storm systems, fronts, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes. Formerly listed as GEOL 2401, credit will not be given for both. Formerly offered as GEOL 3301 and GEOL 3184 and GEOL 2412; credit will be granted only once. Emphasis is placed on the importance of preserving clean water, air and soils. Composition of the planets as a guide to the origin and evolution of the solar system. Prerequisite: PHYS 1441 & PHYS 1442 or equivalent and PHYS 2315 or PHYS 3315, or permission from instructor. Stratigraphic and structural mapping and analysis of data collected in the field. Special fee covers cost of transportation, room, and board while in the field. Prerequisite: GEOL 2446, GEOL 3442, GEOL 3443, and GEOL 3387. Prerequisites: CHEM 1442 and MATH 1323 or higher-level MATH. As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 70,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed. Free 5-day trial The diameter of a circle is a segment whose endpoints lie on the circle and whose midpoint is the center of the circle.