GEOG 115 Introductory Geology

Cross-listed with GEOL 115. An introductory course which includes principles of physical and historical geology in three hours of lecture and a lab with field trips. Topics include rock and mineral classification, plate tectonics, processes that shape the Earth's surface, the origin of the Earth, history of the land masses, and evolution of plant and animal life. Corequisite: GEOG 115L. Fall, Spring.