GLG 101 Introduction to Physical Geology

An introduction to the study of the Earth as a dynamic, changing planet. The course considers the structure of the Earth, properties of the materials that compose it, the nature of the landscape and processes that have contributed to its development. Also covered are the concept of geologic time, the interpretation of Earth's history, and current problems and recent advances in geology (including the theory of plate tectonics). Students must be able to visualize sequences of events as they occur in space and time. Prerequisite: One year of lab science in high school or one semester of college lab science. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0) 4 credits Spring

4 credits
Link to the main site.