GEY 135 Environmental Geology with Lab: SC1

4 Credit Hours • 75 Contact Hours (45 Lecture, 30 Lab)

Prerequisite: MAT 050

Introduces the subject of geology as it relates to human activities. Geologic hazards such as floods, landslides, earthquakes, and volcanoes are investigated. Mineral, energy, soil, and water resources are discussed in terms of their geologic formation and identification, usage by society, and associated environmental impacts. Land use issues, waste, and pollution are also examined.