SCI 301: An overview of the origin of the Earth, its major processes (movement of continents, opening of oceans and mountain building) common minerals and rock types, geologic structures and landscape development, and the ways in which they all interact. The course presents a quantitative treatment of the Earths internal constituents, forces and near surface geological processes. Includes one field trip. Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 101 and PHYS 101 or permission of Chair
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours