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thursday 10-12

E-mail: marinko.toljic@rgf.bg.ac.rs

General Geology

Course Description

Study program: Geology (I semester -OAS), Geophysics (I semester -OAS), Geotechnics (I semester -OAS), Hidrogeology (I semester -OAS)

Name of subject: General Geology

Instructors: Dr Marinko Toljić

Status: Compulsory


Prerequisites: -

Course Objectives: Acquisition of basic knowledge about the history and the geodynamics of the Earth, which are necessary for mastering the material from other professional courses.

Learning Outcomes: Adopting professional terminology and theoretical foundations necessary for understanding professional subjects.


Theory teaching
The genesis of the Earth, internal structure of the earth; introduction to tectonics; types of deformation; tectonic plates; magmatism; seismism; metamorphism; Earth’s evolution through geological time; the basis of the geotectonic structure of Serbia; geological graphics; exodynamic processes, basic concepts, agents and types of processes; eluvial, eolian, fluvial, karst, marine and glacial processes, groundwater.

Practical teaching
Development of materials processed in lectures using different models and educational video material; work with geological compass; orientation of geological structures; Independently solve simplified geological problems and construction of simple geological profiles.

Suggested Reading List

  1. Пешић Л., 2002: Општа геологија – Ендодинамика, Универзитет у Београду, РГФ, 1-204, Београд.
  2. Пешић Л., 2002: Општа геологија – Егзодинамика, Универзитет у Београду, РГФ, 1-180, Београд

Fund Hours:

Lectures Exercises Other forms of teaching Study research
2 2 0 0

Conduct of the Course: Lectures followed by contemporary audio-visual presentation methods. Repeating topics from lectures during the exercise, preparation of seminar papers and colloquiums.

AssessmentОцена знања:

Final Exam ECTS
Oral Exam 30
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Practical Classes 10
Written Tests 50
Seminars 10

Additional Assessment Criteria -