GEL 020 - Introduction to Geology

An introduction to the study of the earth, physical geology includes the study of the formation of common rocks and minerals, of the structure of the surface of the earth, and of geological processes that create the surface landscape. Human considerations such as energy, mineral deposits and environmental hazards are also examined. Laboratory work includes the study of rocks and minerals, and the study of topographic maps and landforms. This course does not satisfy major, concomitant or specialization requirements for Secondary Education Science and/or Liberal Arts Science Majors.

Miner's Castle
  Miner's Castle on the southern shore of Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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