2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 100 - Earth Science for Educators


(4 hours) Prerequisite: Permission of the Education department. This course is designed for early childhood and elementary education majors following the state of South Carolina’s science standards for grades kindergarten through 8th grade. Earth Science is designed to introduce the student to how planet Earth works in our Sun’s and its own integrated system. Students will investigate the materials and major processes that shape the earth and the geologic hazards that affect our lives. Mineral, water and energy resources will be considered in the context of their occurrence, interactions and limitations. A view of Earth’s role in space and the formation of planets and stars will be studied. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. (Lab fee required.) Credit may not be received for both this course and Physical Geology 101.



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