Jul 05, 2020  
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 
    
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

GEOL 1110 - Physical Geology

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite:   
Recommended: GEOL 1110L .*

Physical Geology is an introduction to our dynamic Earth introducing students to the materials that make up Earth (rocks and minerals) and the processes that create and modify the features of our planet. The course will help students learn how mountains are formed, how volcanoes erupt, where earthquakes occur, and how water, wind, and ice can shape the landscape. Students will also develop a basic understanding of the ways humans have altered the planet including our impact on natural resources and global climate change.

Note(s):
  • Students not meeting the IRW 0980  prerequisite may elect to take FYEX 1110  as a Pre- or Corequisite to this course.
  • Previously EPS 1101. Read more.  

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