Nature and origin of the earth; volcanism; minerals and rocks; earthquakes; plate tectonics; mountain belts; geologic time scales; wave, river, glacial, and wind action in modification of landscape and atmosphere; the asteroid impact hypotheses; genesis of non-renewable resources, geologic basis for environmental decision making. Field excursions. (Gen.Ed. PS)
Open to undergraduate students. Geography, Geology, Earth Systems, Environmental Science, and Natural Resources Conservation (NRC) majors should enroll in GEOL 101 Section 02. 30 seats in Section 01 are reserved for freshmen and 30 seats reserved for sophomores.
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.