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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 40.0601

Title: Geology/Earth Science, General.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the earth; the forces acting upon it; and the behavior of the solids, liquids and gases comprising it. Includes instruction in historical geology, geomorphology, and sedimentology, the chemistry of rocks and soils, stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, geostatistics, volcanology, glaciology, geophysical principles, and applications to research and industrial problems. See also: 14.3901) Geological/Geophysical Engineering.

Action: No Substantive Changes

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40.0601 Geology/Earth Science, General. No substantive changes 40.0601 Geology/Earth Science, General.
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