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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

PHS 107 - Geology of Maryland

3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
Learn the formation and evolution of the bedrock and landscapes of the main physiographic provinces of Maryland. Investigate the interactions of geologic processes through time that have produced Maryland’s diverse landforms, drainage patterns, soils, and water and mineral resources. Recognize the geologic hazards of Maryland’s past and present, and anticipate future hazards.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Note: Also offered as GEO 107 ; credit is not given for both PHS 107 and GEO 107 . This course does not satisfy the curricular requirements for a laboratory science course.