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    Mar 02, 2024  
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GEOL 100 - Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Natural Disasters

(3 units) CO4L
Geology of the dynamic Earth: natural hazards and catastrophes, geology of natural resources, origin of the earth and life on earth, the earth’s natural systems and earth system processes, volcanoes and earthquakes, asteroids, comets and life, climate change, natural resources and our future. Credit allowed in only one of GEOL 100 or GEOL 101 .

Prerequisite(s): MATH 120  or corequisite. Corequisite: MATH 126  or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate thorough knowledge of plate tectonics.
2. demonstrate an appreciation for the interrelationships among Earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere.
3. develop the ability to recognize geologically hazardous situations.


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