GLY 2010 - Introduction to Physical Geology (3)
Physical Geology : Exploring the Earth
Author(s): Monroe, James S. / Wicander, Reed / Hazlett, Richard
Edition / Copyright: 6TH 07 - Current Edition
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Book Type: Paperback
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(3) (A.A./A.S./A.A.S.). Three hours lecture per week. This course meets Area V requirement
for the A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. General Education requirements.
The course is designed to give the student an understanding of the Earth . The course
is appropriate for non-science majors as well as those who will be majoring in geology,
civil engineering, landscaping architecture or other disciplines requiring knowledge
of the earth and earth materials. Course topics will include plate tectonics, history
of the Earth, Earth materials, structures, surface features of the Earth.
Topics will also include Earth processes including sinkholes, glaciers, volcanoes, and earthquakes. Natural resources from
the Earth such as energy, and ores will be covered. Specific geology of Florida will