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General Education - Geology

GEOL& 101 – Introduction to Physical Geology (5 credits)
Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis is placed on understanding the language and methods of science as applied to our changing planet. Students develop critical thinking skills and apply them to regional geology. Topics include earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers, and structure of the Earth. May include field trips. Includes laboratory.

Additional online description: Students should have experience with email and the Internet and basic keyboarding skills. All classes meet online at www.rtc.edu/Programs/OnlineCourses/. Purchase text through RTC Bookstore. Register at least one week prior to the start of class.