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2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 
2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

EPS 1101 - Introduction to Geology

3 credit hour(s)
(Prerequisite: RDG 0950  or appropriate placement scores ). In this physical geology course, students will learn about the materials (rocks and minerals) that make up Earth and the processes that drive and shape our planet: how mountains are formed, how volcanoes erupt, and how water, wind, and ice can shape the landscape. This course will explore the Earth’s 4.6 billion year history. EPS 1101 serves as an introduction to the geological sciences and is a prerequisite for advanced study in geology.