GLG 114: Physical Geology

online available

In this course, students examine the physical features and processes that have formed and are forming the landscape of the Earth. Emphasis is placed on learning the local geology of Michigan and the Great Lakes. Topics will include: topographic maps, minerals, rocks, soil erosion and formation, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, geologic time and dating, running water, lakes, groundwater, oceans, and glaciation.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered in the daytimeoffered online offered in the daytimeoffered online offered online

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. 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 4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90

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