Nov 28, 2020  
2017-18 Catalog 
    
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GLG* 121: Introduction to Physical Geology

4 Credits
(Formerly GEOL 110)
An introduction to the composition and structure of the Earth’s crust, and the study of land forms and dynamic geological processes. Topics include minerals, rocks, fossils, glaciers and climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics and mountain building. Students will investigate the geologic history of Connecticut. Field trips will be included as a component of the laboratory. Class: 3 hours per week. Laboratory: 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG* 101 .
Offered: Fall, Spring
Fulfills General Education - Knowledge of Physical & Natural Sciences



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