Jan 18, 2021  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOL 120 - Introductory Geology


Exploration of the diverse processes that continually shape our physical environment. Develops an understanding of earth materials, how the earth works, the causes of natural disasters, and the overriding importance of geologic time. Includes minerals, rocks, volcanoes, radioactive dating, earthquakes, plate tectonics, rivers and floods, ground water resources, and glaciers. For a more comprehensive understanding of the subject, concurrent registration in GEOL 121 is strongly recommended.

Credits: 3