Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ESCI 115 - INTRODUCTION TO THE EARTH

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE EARTH
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the Earth, its origins and composition, and the processes that change it, covering rock and mineral identification, geologic maps, plate tectonics and its causes, Earth structure and geophysics, sedimentology and stratigraphy, and surface processes. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 115 if student has credit for ESCI 101/ESCI 301.