Courses & Programs

Introduction to Geology & Oceanography [E]

COURSE CODE: ESC 110

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: None, Additional Rental Fee: $50.00 for lab kit. Students are responsible for the return of the geology kit to the Environmental Science Department. (Fee is subject to change)

The scientific concepts that provide an explanation for the formation of mountains, continents, and oceans. Topics include plate tectonic theory; rock cycle; volcanoes and earth quakes; minerals and mineral formation; weathering and soil formation; glaciers; beaches and coasts; rivers, streams and landscapes; ocean basins, waves, and tides; coast lines; and coral reefs. Prerequisite: None, Additional Rental Fee: $50.00 for lab kit. Students are responsible for the return of the geology kit to the Environmental Science Department. (Fee is subject to change)