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ARCHIVED 2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 101 - Environmental Geology (4)

An examination of how geologic processes and hazards influence human activities. The geologic aspects of earth resources and environmental issues related to water, soils, minerals, and fossil fuels are investigated. Hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, flooding, volcanism, and surface deformation are included. A geologic framework for environmental issues, including rocks and minerals, tectonic processes, and geologic time is provided. Upon successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate an understanding of the structure and dynamics of geology, as well as the natural and human-induced changes in geologic systems. Includes integrated laboratory.