GEOL 104 Natural Disasters and Env Geology*

This course examines the interaction between modern society and Earth processes and resources. Natural Earth processes which adversely affect humans are considered including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flooding, meteorite impacts, mass wasting, coastal processes, and climate trends. The course also investigates the development of natural resources, pollution and waste disposal, climate change, land use and engineering, and energy resources. Lab exercises will provide real-world problems and will introduce techniques and skills that can be used to address these issues. Field trips are included with the face-to-face sections.

Credits

4 Credits

Corequisite

GEOL 104L

General Education Competency

Scientific Way of Knowing

GEOL 104Natural Disasters and Env Geology*

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

General Education Competency

Scientific Way of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Corequisite Narrative

GEOL 104L

III. Catalog Course Description

This course examines the interaction between modern society and Earth processes and resources. Natural Earth processes which adversely affect humans are considered including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flooding, meteorite impacts, mass wasting, coastal processes, and climate trends. The course also investigates the development of natural resources, pollution and waste disposal, climate change, land use and engineering, and energy resources. Lab exercises will provide real-world problems and will introduce techniques and skills that can be used to address these issues. Field trips are included with the face-to-face sections.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies