Certificate in Water Quality Science {22-23} - Processes and History of a Dynamic Planet

Course Code
GEOS 109  Credits
Title Processes and History of a Dynamic Planet 
Lasc Area Goal 3  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course provides an introduction to physical and historical geology, including the nature of the earth, its description and the processes that govern its formation and change; rocks and minerals that make up the earth, their characteristics and how they form, and how those rocks reveal Earth’s past. The course addresses aspects of mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, plate tectonics, volcanology, seismology, stratigraphy, weathering and erosion, paleontology, paleogeographic reconstruction, and geochemistry. MnTC Goal 3.