Physical Geology

ESC 104

Science,Tech,Engr & Math

Credits: 4

This course is an introduction to physical geology and a study of Earth materials and the physical processes that alter them over time. Topics covered include minerals; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; earth resources; plate tectonics; earthquakes; volcanism; weathering and erosion; streams; groundwater; glaciers and the Ice Age; desert landforms; and shoreline processes. In the laboratory, students learn to identify common minerals and rocks, to use topographic and geologic maps, and to recognize structures and landforms in the field. This course includes several local field trips during regular lab time and an all-day Saturday field trip. 3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. Co-requisites: ENG 101 and MAT 105 or higher.

We currently offer the following 2 classes in this course:

Physical Geology

Section: ESC104 - 01

CRN: 80139

Type: Lecture

Instructor: Steven H. Schimmrich

Term: Fall 2014

Fees: Technology Fee $65, Lab fee $35


Required Textbook

Class Schedule

Dates: 08/25/2014 - 12/17/2014
Days: Tues, Thurs
Time: 08:40 am - 10:00 am
Location: BUR 101

Physical Geology

Section: ESC104 - L01

CRN: 80140

Type: Lab

Instructor: Steven H. Schimmrich

Term: Fall 2014

Fees: Technology Fee $65, Lab fee $35


Required Textbook

Class Schedule

Dates: 08/25/2014 - 12/17/2014
Days: Mon
Time: 01:15 pm - 04:00 pm
Location: BUR 101