This course provides an introduction to geological principles, their historical development and application to interpreting Earth materials and processes. This course is suitable for those wishing a general knowledge of Earth sciences.
Note: This course can be taken individually or as a part of a certificate program.
By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Examine the Earth's place in the universe, specifically its uniqueness and fragility.
- Recognize that geology is a physical and historical science.
- Describe the materials that make up our planet and how they are organized.
- Outline the natural and anthropogenic processes that shape our planet.
- Investigate the mechanisms behind common types of geologic phenomena.
- Examine the interdependence between Earth resources and society.
- Origin of the Solar System and the Earth
- Earth Structure
- Plate Tectonics
- Igneous Geology
- Weathering and Soils
- Glacial Geology
- Stratigraphy and Time
- Structural Geology
Restriction(s): May not be taken for credit by students in BBRM, BSC or BSC(Env).
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Note: You must pass the final exam in order to pass this course.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Environmental Conservation : Electives
*Course details are subject to change.