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Natural Sciences

Introduction to Geology

Course Code: SCI-155

General Education Categories: GE MST

Course Description : A one-semester course dealing predominately with geology and with the physical aspects of the ocean. Topics include a discussion and identification of rocks and minerals, volcanism, the geologic time scale, earthquakes and their origin. Introduces important topics in physical oceanography and the geology of New Jersey and environs. Students are required to go on an all day field trip. Provides appropriate laboratory exercises.

Department Description : Natural Sciences

  • Credit: 4 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 2

Prerequisites:

MAT-013 or appropriate score on the College placement test

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