Nov 17, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

ESC 121 - Physical Geology (4 credit hours)


Offered in Fall Term (3-3-0)
An introductory course designed to develop an understanding of Earth materials and processes.  Students will learn to identify and interpret rocks and minerals. We will explore the relationships between earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and plate tectonics. Through field trips and lab exercises we will witness the effects of processes that shape the Earth's surface: wind, waves, streams and glaciers. This course includes field work, lecture and lab.  
 
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Science
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