Geology (GLG*)

$$ Supplemental Course Fee: Many science lab courses require a separate fee added at the time of registration in order to cover the cost of additional instructional time, 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, MAT*095-I, or MAT*095 with a “C-” or better or taken concurrently. (Updated Fall 2017)

GLG*120, Dynamic Earth (4 credits/6 contact hrs.)    $$ Supplemental Course Fee
Gen Ed Competencies: 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 hrs. per week. Laboratory: 3 hrs. per week.  Prerequisites:  Eligible for 
ENG*101 and eligible for MAT*137 or higher.  (Updated Fall 2017)

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, MAT*095-I, or MAT*095 with a “C-” or better or taken concurrently.  (Updated Fall 2017)