Geol 101 – The Dynamic Earth (4 credit hours)
Physical processes within and upon the Earth’s surface, including the formation of rocks, plate tectonics and earthquakes, and landscapes.
Geol 102 – Earth, Life, and Time (4 credit hours)
Fossils, evolution, and ancient environments, plus a review of 4.5 billion years of Earth history.
Geol 203 – Geology of National Parks (3 credit hours)
Geologic principles, processes, and earth materials responsible for the spectacular landscapes of national parks. Focus on interactions among internal earth processes, surficial earth processes, and human interactions. Writing-emphasis course.
Geol 340 – Earth Sedimentary Processes (4 credit hours)
Earth surface processes applied to interpretation of the stratigraphic record ― weathering and soil formation, the hydrologic cycle, physical sediment transport, biological and chemical sedimentation, and sediment diagenesis.