May 22, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 101 - Physical Geology


(4 hours) The natural processes that operate on and within the Earth will be explored utilizing the methods of scientific inquiry-facts, hypothesis and experiments. The plate tectonic framework will be used to illustrate the causes and effects of earthquakes, volcanoes and mountain building. Surface processes such as streams, glaciers and shorelines will also be examined. Laboratory exercises will accompany and augment these topics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. (Laboratory fee required) Credit may not be received for both this course and Earth Science 100. This course cannot be challenged.



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