GLG 110: Geology of the National Parks and Monuments

online available

In this introductory course, students will develop a fundamental understanding of geology through the exploration of geologic formations present in various U.S. national parks and monuments. Highlighting the significance of geoheritage and responsible environmental stewardship, the course will use the geology found in our parks as examples to learn about various geological topics such as rocks, fossils, geologic time and dating, weathering and erosion, plate tectonics, and the impacts of climate change.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered online offered online offered online

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered online offered online offered online

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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