2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    
    Mar 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 0205 - Environmental Geology


Credits: 3

The course focuses on geologic principles and applications related to understanding and controlling environmental problems such as soil/air/water contamination, hazardous waste disposal, erosion, geologic hazards ,mining, energy exploration, and resource development.  The history of human development of resources, product use, and our impact on the natural and physical environment is explored through a geological understanding of the Earth.  Current local and global environmental justice issues are investigated through research and an environmental justice field trip.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.