2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 29, 2023  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOS 120 - Earth Materials and Processes

Credit(s): 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
When Offered: Fall, Spring

An examination of the composition and structure of the Earth, its internal and surface processes, and applications to the environment and society. Topics include geologic time, minerals and atomic structure, the rock cycle, plate tectonics, Earth’s internal structure, deformation processes, and geomorphology.

Prerequisite(s): GEOS 110 , or two semesters of university-level lab science coursework.