Geology

GOL 105 (4 CR)
Physical Geology

Introduces the composition and structure of the Earth and modifying agents and processes.  Investigates the formation of minerals and rocks, weathering, erosion, earthquakes, and crustal deformation.  Lecture 3 hours.  Laboratory 3 hours.  Total 6 hours per week.

GOL 110 (4 CR)
Earth Science

Prerequisite:  GOL 105 or instructor permission

Examines the dynamics of the Earth and its relation to the solar system.  Applies the principles of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy in a multi-disciplinary science environment.  Stresses the effects of geologic processes on the environment.  Lecture 3 hours.  Laboratory 3 hours.  Total 6 hours per week.