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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 101
Title Field Studies in Earth Science
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q


This course focuses on basic earth processes and fundamental concepts in the geological sciences through exploration of our physical environment in New England. Weekly field trips and field exercises to investigate earth processes are scheduled during class and laboratory hours. These field experiences are a fundamental part of the course and will help students to visualize geology in the field and observe and interpret geologic processes. One weekend field trip is required. The course consists of three lecture hours and two laboratory hours.