Geology 101 - The Earth


W 2:30PM 5:30PM

UMass Amherst
Morrill III Room 108
Basic knowledge about the origin, nature and functions of Planet Earth: plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains; geologic time; water, waves, ice and wind in modification of landscapes; formation, location and sustainability of earth resources; the role of geosciences in society, and application of geoscience knowledge in problem-solving and decision-making. Excellent launching point for further studies in hazards, resources, water, climate, and sustainability. With lab and field excursions. (Gen. Ed. PS)

Students must apply through CHC PATHS to add this course This section has additional lab fees.

Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.