• Credits: 3
  • SAS Core: CCO, NS
  • Instructor(s): Prof. Schlische
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Note: Designed for non-science majors and minors; partially fulfills SAS Natural Sciences (NS) and Our Common Future (CCO) core requirements.

Introduction to the geologic setting and origin of the Earth’s natural resources. Topics include the exploitation of energy resources (oil and gas) and metallic and nonmetallic deposits and the impact of the exploitation of these natural resources on the environment and society.