GEY 108 Geology of U.S. National Parks: SC2

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: MAT 050 or concurrent enrollment

Explores significant geologic features and the processes that create them using examples and case studies from the U.S. National Park System. Weathering and erosional landforms, caves and reefs, coasts, glaciers, volcanoes, and complex mountains are discussed. Fundamental geologic concepts including plate tectonics, deep time, and rock classification are introduced and incorporated throughout the course.