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 GEOL  1305  Environmental Science - Natural Disasters
A survey of the forces, including humans, that shape our physical and biologic environment, and how they affect life on Earth.  Introduction to the science and policy of global and regional environmental issues, including pollution, climate change, and sustainability of land, water, and energy resources.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for MATH 0310, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.  3 credit hours.  (A) Note: Students may take either ENVR 1401 or  GEOL 1305 but not both.

 

GEOL  1401  Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I
Lecture: Survey of geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lab: Activities will cover methods used to collect and analyze data in geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lab required. Prerequisites: TSI Math score of 910-949 with a diagnostic score of 5, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

GEOL  1402  Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors II
Lecture: Extension of the study of geology, astronomy, meteorology and oceanography, focusing on natural resources, hazards and climate variability.  Lab: Activities will focus on methods used to collect and analyze data related to natural resources, hazards and climate variability.  Lab required.  Prerequisite:  GEOL 1401 or GEOL 1403.  4 credit hours.  (A)

 

GEOL  1403  Physical Geology
Lecture: Introduction to the study of the materials and processes that have modified and shaped the surface and interior of Earth over time. These processes are described by theories based on experimental data and geologic data gathered from field observations.  Lab: Laboratory activities will cover methods used to collect and analyze earth science data. Lab required. Prerequisites: TSI Math score of 910-949 with a diagnostic score of 5, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

GEOL  1404 Historical Geology
Lecture: A comprehensive survey of the history of life and major events in the physical development of Earth as interpreted from rocks and fossils.  Lab: Laboratory activities will introduce methods used by scientists to interpret the history of life and major events in the physical development of Earth from rocks and fossils.  Lab required.  Prerequisite:  GEOL 1403.  4 credit hours.  (A)

 

GEOL  1445  Oceanography
A study of the various aspects of the ocean, including origins of the ocean, earth's ocean, plate tectonics, ocean sediments, the chemistry of seawater, oceans and climate, currents, waves, tides, coastal features, oceanic ecosystems, protection of coastal areas, and resources of the oceans. Lab required.  Prerequisites: TSI Math score of 910-949 with a diagnostic score of 5, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

GEOL  1447  Introduction to Meteorology
An examination of the Earth's atmosphere, global climate, and associated environmental factors.  Includes lab exercises in weather tracking on Weather-Net computer system. Lab required.  Prerequisite: TSI Math score of 910-949 with a diagnostic score of 5, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

GEOL  2389  Academic Co-op Geology
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in geology. In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of geology.  Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit hours.  (A)

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