Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOL 1101 - Physical Geology


Credit Hours: 4
Lecture/Lab Hours: Three hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week Lab includes field trips
This course is an introductory study of the materials, structures and forces in the earth. Topics include weathering, hydrology, glaciers, earthquakes, landslides, and volcanoes; students will also examine the physical and chemical processes that contribute to the earth’s changing form and shape. Both surface and internal processes are covered, with emphasis on the interaction between these processes, including the theory of plate tectonics. Course is transferable as general studies credit to all other state institutions of higher education in West Virginia for credit with the grade earned.

Transferable General Studies Course
GEOL 1101~



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