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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 145 Introductory Geology

Earth materials, surface landforms and the earth’s interior are covered non-mathematically. The processes of construction and destruction are emphasized. Specific topics include plate tectonics, stream erosion, mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, and earthquakes. Laboratory study includes rock and mineral identification, landscape interpretation from topographic maps and aerial photos, lab period field trips, and an all-day field trip to the Adirondacks.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 2