Introductory Geology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
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GEL
111
3
2
0
4
Prerequisite:

DRE-098 or ENG-110

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces basic landforms and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth. The ESRI software used in the course only works in a Windows environment.  This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.