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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. Lecture and Lab.
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Science
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