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Geology

Geology

GEOL 1014 Earth Science

Study of the sciences related to Earth and our solar system - geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lab required.

 

GEOL 1114 Physical Geology

Geology of the physical Earth - materials of which it is made, the processes that act on these materials, and the products formed by the processes. Subjects of interest are examined in light of the plate tectonic theory: rocks and minerals, weathering and erosion, volcanoes, earthquakes, glaciers, streams, groundwater, and mountain building. Lab required.

 

GEOL 1124 Physical Geography

A course dealing with the study of Earth’s crust, oceans, soils, landscapes, weather, and climates. Lab required.

 

GEOL 1224 Historical Geology

Study of the history of the physical Earth and the evolution of its life forms through geologic time- development of Earth’s major features by the process of plate tectonics. Lab required. Prerequisite: GEOL 1114 or GEOL 1014.

 

GEOL 2124 Astronomy

Study of the astronomical universe and the perspectives used by astronomers in scientific study of the cosmos, the planets, and the birth and death of galactic objects. Lab required. Four credit hours.