Laboratory Investigations of the Earth

2 credits


College of Arts and Science

This hybrid-lab course introduces basic methods of earth science investigation and inquiry with an emphasis on earth sciences. Key concepts include basic scientific methodology, earth materials and processes, and the societal relevance of geoscience research and application. Upon completion of the course, the successful student will have learned to apply course material to improve thinking, problem solving and decision-making. Graded on A-F basis only. Recommended: GEOL 1050 as a corequisite (although the course will be a stand-alone introduction to the geosciences).