GEOL 120 - The Geology of America’s Parks (Extended Study)
This course is designed to introduce students to geological processes, materials, and basic field techniques using sites at National Parks in the United States and Canada. Major goals of the course include developing facility with basic field methods used in geology and other natural sciences, promoting understanding of how regional geological history and active modern processes shape landscapes, and exploring the impacts of human interactions with the natural world.
Prerequisites: At least one course in geology or other introductory field-oriented science course
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: Only First-year, Sophomore
Area of Inquiry: None
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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