Introduction to Minerals, Rocks, and Structures
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units18
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 5
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course introduces students to the Geology major and covers the essentials of the discipline as follows: crystals and minerals; igneous and metamorphic rocks; structural geology; mineral deposits and economic geology; palaeontology.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.