General Education - Geology
GEOL& 101 – Introduction to Physical Geology (5 credits)
Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis is placed on
understanding the language and methods of science as applied to our changing
planet. Students develop critical thinking skills and apply them to regional
geology. Topics include earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers, and structure
of the Earth. May include field trips. Includes laboratory.
description: Students should have experience with email and the Internet and
basic keyboarding skills. All classes meet online at
www.rtc.edu/Programs/OnlineCourses/. Purchase text through RTC Bookstore.
Register at least one week prior to the start of class.