2020-2021 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

GEO 110 Physical Geology

(Contact Hours: 5) This is an introductory course in physical geology that explores Earth as a dynamic planet. Includes discussion of physical processes and the subsequent phenomena associated with them: plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes, mountain building, weather and erosion, glaciations, stream patterns, and ground water flow. Laboratories offer experience in earth material identification, map reading, structural geology, and surface processes. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.