ENV-1050 Introduction to Earth Science

4 credits (with lab)

Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to earth systems and processes. Emphasis is on understanding the reasons for distribution patterns of minerals, rocks and continents, as well as on a basic understanding of the principles of geology, geomorphology, meteorology and climatology. This course is suggested as a beginning course for students in the environmental sciences major. Meets Part II.B.2. of the GECC.