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Introduction to Geology: Earth Processes [E]

COURSE CODE: ESC 120

CREDITS: 4

An introduction to the scientific concepts that provide an explanation for the formation of mountains, continents, and oceans. Topics include plate tectonic theory, minerals and mineral formation, rock cycle, weathering and erosion, geologic time, historical geology, volcanoes and earthquakes, rivers and streams, glaciers, landscapes, and ocean basins.