Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

PHS 113 - Physical Geology

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This course meets the Biological and Physical Sciences General Education Requirement.

Investigate the Earth’s dynamic system of interconnected processes.  Discuss the unifying theme of plate tectonics in context with minerals and rocks, volcanoes, geologic time, crustal deformation and mountain building, earthquakes, Earth’s interior, evolution of ocean floors and continents, mass movement, streams and floods, groundwater and other surface processes. An optional field trip is available. 

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: Typically offered at MC; fall and spring terms.