$$ Laboratory Course Fee: Many science lab courses require a separate fee added at the time of registration in order to cover the cost of supplies and materials used by students.
GLG*112, Geology of Connecticut (3 credits)
An introduction to the geological features of Connecticut and surrounding areas. Emphasis on field relations and general geological concepts. Review of history on Connecticut Geology. Field trips included. Prerequisites: Eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101, and either MAT* 085 or MAT*095 with a “C-” or better or taken concurrently. (Updated November 2014)
GLG*120, Dynamic Earth (4 credits/6 contact hours) $$ Laboratory Course Fee
Gen Ed Competencies: Critical Analysis & Logical Thinking, Scientific Knowledge & Understanding, Scientific Reasoning
An introduction to the physical geology of the Earth, with an emphasis on interactions between land, air, water, and life, and the cycling of energy and matter over time. This course will investigate how processes within the earth system have produced resources, landforms, catastrophes, climates, and biological evolution throughout Earth’s history. Includes consideration of human impacts on the earth system. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Laboratory: 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: Eligible for ENG*101 and eligible for MAT*137 or higher. (Updated October 2014)
GLG*121, Introduction to Physical Geology (4 credits)
An introduction to the principles governing the composition and structure of the Earth’s crust and the study of landforms and geological processes on and within the Earth’s surface. Topics include earth materials, geologic time, surface processes, internal processes, and earth structures. Prerequisites: Eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101, and either MAT* 085 or MAT*095 with a “C-” or better or taken concurrently. (Updated November 2014)