Physical Geology

GEOL 1110 (3)

This course is an introduction to our dynamic Earth, introducing students to the materials that make up Earth (rocks and minerals) and the processes that create and modify the features of our planet. The course will help students learn how mountains are formed, how volcanoes erupt, where earthquakes occur, and how water, wind, and ice can shape the landscape. Students will also develop a basic understanding of the ways humans have altered the planet including our impact on natural resources and global climate change.

Students are encouraged but not required to enroll concurrently in 1110L.

Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 3: Physical and Natural Sciences.

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