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Course Description:

This course is offered as an introduction to earth science. Material covered will include a description of the earth, its major features and the processes responsible for their formation. Major topics will include plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanism, climate change and earth resources. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the interaction between our civilization and the environment.

Important Note: this course was formerly offered as Geology and the Environment. Students who have successfully completed 271404 should not enroll in this course.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Natural Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.

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