Earth History

ESC 105

Science,Tech,Engr & Math

Credits: 4

This course is an introduction to historical geology and a study of the origin and evolution of the Earth through geologic time. Topics covered include the geologic time scale; radioactive dating; sedimentary rocks and stratigraphy; fossils and the evolutions of life; the origin of the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and lithosphere; plate tectonic processes; and a survey of significant geological and biological events during Earth's 4.6 billion-year history. In the laboratory, students study invertebrate fossils, learn to identify and correlate sedimentary rock formations, and study sedimentary rocks and fossils in the field. This course includes several local field trips during regular lab time and a Saturday field trip. Prerequisite:ESC 102 or ESC 104 or permission of the instructor. Corequisites:ENG 101 and MAT 105 or higher. 3 hrs. lect; 3 hrs. lab.

We currently offer the following 2 classes in this course:

Earth History

Section: ESC105 - 01

CRN: 20230

Type: Lecture

Instructor: Steven H. Schimmrich

Term: Spring 2015

Fees: Lab fee $35, Technology Fee $65


Class Schedule

Dates: 01/20/2015 - 05/15/2015
Days: Tues, Thurs
Time: 08:40 am - 10:00 am
Location: BUR 101

Earth History

Section: ESC105 - L01

CRN: 20231

Type: Lab

Instructor: Steven H. Schimmrich

Term: Spring 2015

Fees: Lab fee $35, Technology Fee $65


Class Schedule

Dates: 01/20/2015 - 05/15/2015
Days: Mon
Time: 01:15 pm - 04:00 pm
Location: BUR 101