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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 170H
Title Honors Physical Geology W/Lab
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII


How does the Earth work? Why are the Rocky Mountains in the western U.S.? Why is Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park? Could there be volcanoes on the east coast? Could there be tsunamis? The answers to these questions and more are answered in this course which takes a web-enhanced, project-oriented approach to the study of the Earth. Three lecture hours and two hours of laboratory per week. Open only to Honors students. Not open to students who have received credit for GLS100. Satisfies Division II requirements of laboratory science sequence with GLS171H.