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GEOS 200 - Foundations of Geology


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 3
Credits: 4

Prerequisite: Geoscience majors/minors, environmental engineering, energy management, anthropology, geography, and regional planning majors, biology majors (all tracks), or instructor permission.
Introduces the geological sciences, including the study of the Earth’s interior; plate tectonics; minerals and crystallography; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks and their cycling; geologic time; crustal deformation and. Laboratory exercises will emphasize hand-on learning of basic geology skills including mineral and rock identification, understanding the geometry of subsurface geologic structures, and topographic and geologic map reading. (Also offered as ENVE 200 . These courses may be substituted for each other and be used interchangeably for D/F repeats but may not be counted for duplicate credit.)



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