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GEOL 157 - Introduction to Geology

(3,2) 4 Credits

General Education Course: Science (lab)
This course is a study of the earth’s structure, composition and history; processes which shape the earth’s surface, such as glaciations, crustal movements and tectonics, erosion, and sedimentation; fossil study; classification and characterization of rocks; applied geology or mineral, energy, water and ocean resources; and of natural hazards. Laboratory activities include rock classification, air photo and topographic map interpretation, practical problems in environmental geology, and trips to field locations in New Jersey. One field trip is required.

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