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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Mar 04, 2024
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course takes an integrated earth systems approach to understanding our planet and its resources. We will investigate geologic processes and hazards (e.g., earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, and weather hazards), geologic resources (water, soil, minerals, energy) and the local and global ramifications of human interaction with the earth (e.g., air, soil and water pollution, ozone depletion, and climate change). This course also serves as an introductory course for three majors in the department of geology and planetary science.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Attributes: DSAS Natural Science General Ed. Requirement, Global Studies, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Science NonSeq.GE. Req.

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