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PHSC 111 syllabus

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PHSC 111:Physical Geology

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

A descriptive, non-mathematical introduction to physical geology. Concepts covered include the dynamic and physical processes of the Earth, with topics to include mineral formation, the rock cycle, volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering, plate tectonics, rivers, and availability and extraction of the Earth’s natural resources. Additional discussions will focus on preserving environmental protection and stewardship in the process of natural resource extraction and usage. The Louisiana Statewide Common Course Catalog name and number for this course are CGEO Physical Geology.

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