GSCI 121 The Dynamic Earth

Basic concepts of geology and the dynamic processes operating on and within the earth and how those processes can impact humans. Topics include formation of rocks, erosion and landscape evolution, plate tectonics, an interpretation of earth processes from geological data. Volcanic, earthquake, flooding, coastal erosion and landslide hazards and glaciation are also covered. No credit given to students with credit for GSCI 131. This course is equivalent to ESCI 121 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

General Education

  • Study Area IV