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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
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PHYSC 143 - Earth Science (and Lab)

4 credits

Provides non-science majors with a geological understanding of the planet we inhabit. Students study Earth’s physical environment, resources, natural hazards, and geological history. The course includes an investigation of dynamic Earth processes such as weathering, glaciation, running water, earthquakes, volcanic activity, and plate tectonics.

Notes: May be taken for Honors credit with the successful completion of a college-level algebra course (with a grade of “B” or better) and  approval from the Honors Program co-directors.