Departmental Advisors
Director, Graduate Affairs
Jeff Moore
383 FASB
Director, Undergraduate
Tonie Van Dam
383 FASB
Geological Engr
Paul Jewell
383 FASB
Academic Advisor
Michelle Tuitupou
383 FASB
Departmental Notes

For course descriptions and pre-requisite information click on the subject column next to the appropriate catalog number.

GEO 100 - 001 Science in Cinema

GEO 100 - 001 Science in Cinema

  • Class Number: 13958
  • Instructor: LOEWEN, MARK A
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $475.00
  • Seats Available: 3

GEO 104 - 001 World of Dinosaurs

GEO 104 - 001 World of Dinosaurs

  • Class Number: 7968
  • Instructor: Allabush, KATHLEEN A
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $500.00
  • Seats Available: 3

GEO 1000 - 001 Science in Cinema

GEO 1000 - 001 Science in Cinema

  • Class Number: 5457
  • Instructor: LOEWEN, MARK A
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 196

GEO 1040 - 001 World of Dinosaurs

GEO 1040 - 001 World of Dinosaurs

  • Class Number: 11398
  • Instructor: Allabush, KATHLEEN A
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: 69

GEO 1100 - 001 Evolving Earth

GEO 1100 - 001 Evolving Earth

  • Class Number: 11761
  • Instructor: ANDERSON, LEIF S
  • Instructor: Miller, Scott R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -1

GEO 2100 - 001 Reactive Earth

GEO 2100 - 001 Reactive Earth

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: BOWEN, GABRIEL J
  • Instructor: JOHNSON, WILLIAM P
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 12

GEO 2100 - 004 Reactive Earth

GEO 2100 - 004 Reactive Earth

  • Class Number: 12332
  • Instructor: BOWEN, GABRIEL J
  • Instructor: JOHNSON, WILLIAM P
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 12

GEO 2500 - 001 Wasatch in the Field


This class will have required field work on Fridays.

GEO 2500 - 001 Wasatch in the Field


This class will have required field work on Fridays.

GEO 3020 - 001 Mineralogy

GEO 3020 - 001 Mineralogy

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

GEO 3020 - 002 Mineralogy


Section 2 belongs to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

GEO 3020 - 002 Mineralogy

  • Class Number: 12580
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

Section 2 belongs to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

GEO 3030 - 090 Living with Quakes

GEO 3030 - 090 Living with Quakes

  • Class Number: 17619
  • Instructor: Miyagi, Lowell M
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 19

GEO 3040 - 001 Sedimentology & Stratig

GEO 3040 - 001 Sedimentology & Stratig

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: BIRGENHEIER, LAUREN P
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 16

GEO 3040 - 002 Sedimentology & Stratig

GEO 3040 - 002 Sedimentology & Stratig

  • Class Number: 16085
  • Instructor: BIRGENHEIER, LAUREN P
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 16

GEO 3100 - 001 Dynamic Earth

GEO 3100 - 001 Dynamic Earth

  • Class Number: 12578
  • Instructor: ANDERSON, LEIF S
  • Instructor: Miyagi, Lowell M
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

GEO 3368 - 090 Energy Choices


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 3368 - 090 Energy Choices

  • Class Number: 10002
  • Instructor: EDGAR, TIMOTHY N
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $49.41
  • Seats Available: 1

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 3400 - 001 Computational Methods

GEO 3400 - 001 Computational Methods

  • Class Number: 15644
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

GEO 3800 - 001 The Oceans


This course will also hold some IVC lectures through Canvas. Please check your syllabus and with your instructor. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 3800 - 001 The Oceans

  • Class Number: 8719
  • Instructor: Bowen, BRENDA
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $62.60
  • Seats Available: 3

This course will also hold some IVC lectures through Canvas. Please check your syllabus and with your instructor. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 3900 - 001 Undergrad Research

GEO 3900 - 001 Undergrad Research

  • Class Number: 4004
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 6

GEO 4970 - 001 Senior Thesis

GEO 4970 - 001 Senior Thesis

  • Class Number: 4005
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 4999 - 001 Honors Thesis/Project

GEO 4999 - 001 Honors Thesis/Project

  • Class Number: 16154
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Honors Thesis Project
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

GEO 5210 - 090 Seismology I


The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 5210 - 090 Seismology I

  • Class Number: 14506
  • Instructor: THORNE, MICHAEL S
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.53
  • Seats Available: 11

The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 5270 - 001 Geomorphology

GEO 5270 - 001 Geomorphology

  • Class Number: 17620
  • Instructor: MOORE, JEFFREY R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 12

GEO 5320 - 001 Signal Processing

GEO 5320 - 001 Signal Processing

  • Class Number: 17625
  • Instructor: KOPER, KEITH D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 8

GEO 5350 - 001 Groundwater

GEO 5350 - 001 Groundwater

  • Class Number: 4007
  • Instructor: SOLOMON, DOUGLAS K
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $5.00
  • Seats Available: 19

GEO 5368 - 090 Energy Choices


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 5368 - 090 Energy Choices

  • Class Number: 10003
  • Instructor: EDGAR, TIMOTHY N
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $49.41
  • Seats Available: 1

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/. The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 5650 - 001 Hydrology

GEO 5650 - 001 Hydrology

  • Class Number: 17623
  • Instructor: BROOKS, PAUL D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

GEO 5675 - 002 Paleo Reconstruction

GEO 5675 - 002 Paleo Reconstruction

  • Class Number: 20189
  • Instructor: BOWEN, GABRIEL J
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 12

GEO 5900 - 001 Internship

GEO 5900 - 001 Internship

  • Class Number: 4008
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 15

GEO 5920 - 001 DLS-Undergraduate

GEO 5920 - 001 DLS-Undergraduate

  • Class Number: 4009
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 1.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

GEO 5920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

GEO 5920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

  • Class Number: 19787
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

GEO 6211 - 090 Seismology I


The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 6211 - 090 Seismology I

  • Class Number: 14501
  • Instructor: THORNE, MICHAEL S
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.53
  • Seats Available: 2

The course fee covers digital course materials through the Inclusive Access program. Students may request to opt out here: https://portal.verba.io/utah/login

GEO 6270 - 001 Geomorphology

GEO 6270 - 001 Geomorphology

  • Class Number: 17621
  • Instructor: MOORE, JEFFREY R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

GEO 6320 - 001 Signal Processing

GEO 6320 - 001 Signal Processing

  • Class Number: 17617
  • Instructor: KOPER, KEITH D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 6350 - 001 Groundwater

GEO 6350 - 001 Groundwater

  • Class Number: 4011
  • Instructor: SOLOMON, DOUGLAS K
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

GEO 6650 - 001 Hydrology

GEO 6650 - 001 Hydrology

  • Class Number: 17624
  • Instructor: BROOKS, PAUL D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

GEO 6920 - 001 DLS-Graduate

GEO 6920 - 001 DLS-Graduate

  • Class Number: 4012
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 1.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 6920 - 004 Mineralogy

GEO 6920 - 004 Mineralogy

  • Class Number: 18364
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

GEO 6920 - 005 Comp & Num Methods

GEO 6920 - 005 Comp & Num Methods

  • Class Number: 19150
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

GEO 6920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

GEO 6920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

  • Class Number: 19187
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

GEO 6920 - 007 Tectonics, Climate, & Surface

GEO 6920 - 007 Tectonics, Climate, & Surface

  • Class Number: 20161
  • Instructor: Byrd, John O
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 6

GEO 6920 - 016 Special Topics

GEO 6920 - 016 Special Topics

  • Class Number: 19837
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

GEO 6920 - 017 Microstructures

GEO 6920 - 017 Microstructures

  • Class Number: 20049
  • Instructor: LIPPERT, PETER C
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

GEO 6950 - 001 Reviews Earth Sci

GEO 6950 - 001 Reviews Earth Sci

  • Class Number: 4014
  • Instructor: LIN, FAN-CHI
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

GEO 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters


Please contact the department office to obtain class numbers for additional sections of Thesis Research.

GEO 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters

  • Class Number: 4016
  • Instructor: Allabush, KATHLEEN A
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

Please contact the department office to obtain class numbers for additional sections of Thesis Research.

GEO 6980 - 001 Faculty Consultation

GEO 6980 - 001 Faculty Consultation

  • Class Number: 4015
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 7320 - 001 Signal Processing

GEO 7320 - 001 Signal Processing

  • Class Number: 17618
  • Instructor: KOPER, KEITH D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

GEO 7920 - 002 Special Topics

GEO 7920 - 002 Special Topics

  • Class Number: 17616
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 7920 - 005 Special Topics

GEO 7920 - 005 Special Topics

  • Class Number: 19786
  • Instructor: VAN DAM, TONIE
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

GEO 7920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

GEO 7920 - 006 Advanced Petrology

  • Class Number: 19188
  • Instructor: LAMBART, SARAH
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 7970 - 001 Thesis Research-Ph D


Please contact the department office to obtain class numbers for additional sections of Thesis Research.

GEO 7970 - 001 Thesis Research-Ph D

  • Class Number: 4029
  • Instructor: Allabush, KATHLEEN A
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

Please contact the department office to obtain class numbers for additional sections of Thesis Research.

GEO 7980 - 001 Faculty Consultation

GEO 7980 - 001 Faculty Consultation

  • Class Number: 4043
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

GEO 7990 - 001 Cont Reg-Ph D

GEO 7990 - 001 Cont Reg-Ph D

  • Class Number: 4044
  • Component: Continuing Registration
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4