• Credits: 3
  • SAS Core: NS
  • Instructor(s): Profs. Feigenson, Browning, Turrin, Monteverde, and Mountain.
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Note: Designed for non-science majors and minors. partially fulfills SAS Natural Sciences (NS) core requirement. Credit not given for both this course and 460:101 Introductory Geology.

Introductory geology for the non-science major, designed to give a broad, basic understanding of the planet on which we reside, its age and origin, composition and evolution, interrelationships of Earth's major physical systems, scientific revolutions in Earth Science, and the role the physical Earth plays in global politics and economics. Online and in-class sections.

Browning syllabus || Feigenson syllabus (online)