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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


T P1 907L By Request

This course is a general overview of the science of geology, including both physical and historical concepts. The materials, structures, and surface features of the earth's surface will be studied along with the processes involved in their development. The geological history of the earth and principles used in reconstructing the earth's history will be examined, including the evolution of life through fossil study.

Credit: 4 hours - Three lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


T P1 908L By Request

This is an introductory course in the study of the interactions between human activities and geologic processes. An overview of modern geologic concepts is followed by an in-depth examination of natural hazards, natural resources, waste management, environmental restoration, and land-use planning. This course provides instruction in the environment and scientific thinking that is useful to all students. It can also serve as a prerequisite(s) for a proposed course in environmental investigation.

Credit: 4 hours - Three lectures and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None

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