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    Jan 25, 2022  
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GEOL& 101 - Introduction to Physical Geology



5.0 Credits
An introduction to physical geology including the origin, composition and structure of the earth and the processes that generate landscapes (was GEOL 100). Prerequisite: Placement in both MATH 090  and ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105).

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of general scientific principles, with an emphasis on geologic scientific principles. [REASON]
  2. Clearly communicate the fundamental knowledge particular to geology with their peers using the appropriate vocabulary. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Apply the concepts and information in geology to problems that affect their lives, in particular, and our society, in general. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate the use of mathematics appropriate to geology and perform calculations appropriate to the task. [REASON]
  5. Make reliable measurements and perform analysis appropriate for geology. [REASON]



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