ES 201 Principles of Geology
Introductory physical geology course that emphasizes Earth’s internal processes. Students will develop content knowledge and gain hands-on experience with a variety of geologic concepts, including plate tectonics, minerals, igneous rocks and processes, volcanism, metamorphism and metamorphic rocks, rock deformation, geologic structures, and earthquakes. The focus is on content that is relevant to the Pacific Northwest.
Three hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week
Corequisite: ES 201L
Satisfactory Grading: Eligible for the Satisfactory/No Credit grade mode.
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