This introductory lab course in physical geology covers the Earth, its structure, composition, and the geologic processes acting on and within the earth. Special attention is given to the areas of meteorology, earth movements, and history.
A study of geological processes such as erosion, volcanoes, earthquakes, mountain building, fossils, and origin of land forms.
A study of the history of the Earth, including major geologic and biologic events.
This course is an introduction to processes involved in shaping the Earth. This course will focus primarily on how human activities impact the Earth’s physical environment. Specific topics include: rocks and minerals, streams and flooding, mass movement, water as a resource, soil as a resource, and pollution.
This class is a study of rocks and minerals, their properties and how they relate to each other.