GEOL 1121 Introductory Geology I: Dynamic Earth
Credit Hours 3.0
Corequisites GEOL 1121L
Description

This course covers the formation and internal structure of the Earth, plate tectonics, earthquakes,volcanism, minerals, and rocks.

GEOL 1121K Introductory Geology I: Dynamic Earth
Credit Hours 4.0
Description

Formation and internal structure of the Earth, plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanism, minerals and rocks. Includes a laboratory component.

GEOL 1121L Introductory Geology I Lab
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites GEOL 1121
Description

Laboratory to accompany Introductory Geology I.

GEOL 1122 Introductory Geology II: Earth and Life Through Time
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GEOL 1121 and GEOL 1121L with a grade of D or higher
Corequisites GEOL 1122L
Description

This course focuses on Earth surface and sedimentary environments, hydrologic cycle, environmental geology, energy resources, geologic time, evolution and the fossil record, and the geology of Georgia and North America.

GEOL 1122K Introductory Geology II: Earth and Life Through Time
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites GEOL 1121 and GEOL 1121L or GEOL 1121K with a grade of C or higher
Description

Earth surface and sedimentary environments, hydrologic cycle, environmental geology, energy resources, geologic time, evolution and the fossil record, geology of Georgia and North America. Includes a laboratory component.

GEOL 1122L Introductory Geology II Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites GEOL 1122
Description

Laboratory to accompany Introductory Geology II.

GEOL 2001 Geologic Resources and the Environment
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Three lecture hours a week. The origin, distribution, and consequences of consuming the Earth’s resources (metallic, non-metallic, soil, and groundwater). Topics include fossil fuels, nuclear energy, alternative energy sources, uses of minerals, waste disposal, and contaminants in the environment.