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 students majoring in Geography, Geology, Earth Systems, Environmental Science, or Natural Resources Conservation. Section 2 is restricted to the following majors: Geography, Geology, Earth Systems, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Conservation majors only
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.