2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCI104: Earth Science

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Sciences
Earth Science draws on the sciences of geology, oceanography, meteorology and astronomy in order to gain an understanding of the earth and its place in the universe. Topics explored include minerals and rocks, external processes such as weathering, and erosion by water, wind and ice, internal processes as manifested by volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics, the oceans both in a static and dynamic sense, the earth’s atmosphere again in both a static and dynamic sense, and the solar system and beyond to stars and galaxies.
Theme: Western Heritage