2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GEO 300 - Geology and the Environment
Detailed examination of interactions and connections between people and their geologic environment from an earth systems' perspective. Using case studies and current events, students investigate complex environmental processes and issues related to the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Students will reach and defend decisions concerning personal, corporate, and governmental actions. Not included in the geology/earth science major or minor. (3-0-0) Offered winter semester. Prerequisites: Junior standing and completion of Natural Sciences Foundation.