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SCI 240 Physical Geology

Prerequisite: SCI 101 or equivalent.

Course Description: An introductory course including topics in structural geology and geomorphology. Topics will include geologic time, crustal deformation, mountain building, weathering, erosion and mass wasting. The work of streams, ground water, wind, glacial ice, waves, and coastal currents will also be considered. An introduction to the interpretation of topographic maps and aerial photos will also be part of the course. A field trip or museum visit will be included.

Course Rotation: Spring.

Credits

3credits

Prerequisite

SCI 101 Minimum Grade of D