GEOL 1401: Principles of Earth Sciences Studies the physical processes that shape the earth, including an introduction to geophysics, hydrology, physiography, and meteorology.
GEOL 1402: Principles of Geology Studies the earth as a planet, including an introduction to astronomy and oceanography. Provides a survey of the history of the earth through time, as evidenced by plants, animals, rocks and minerals.
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology
Studies the principles and processes of physical geology with emphasis on earth materials structures, land forms, and mineral resources. Recommended for all students majoring in science or engineering. Requires a one-day field trip.
GEOL 1404 Historical Geology
Studies the history of earth and its life with a critical focus on principles of historical geology. Recommended for students majoring in science or engineering. Requires a one-day field trip.