Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOL 1121K:Introductory Geosciences I

3 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or better in any two 1000-level or 2000-level science courses
This course covers Earth materials and processes. This course introduces students to the study of Earth, and processes which modify it over time. The course provides an overview of plate tectonics, describes relationships between rocks and structures, examines the role of water in landscape evolution, and places an emphasis on the environmental applications of Earth processes. Lecture and lab familiarize students with the methodology and tools of the geologist, and emphasize the connections between the components of the Earth system.



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