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EAS-101 General Earth Science

In General Earth Science students will discover how science has investigated the origin, structure, and operation of planet Earth. Beginning with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, the course will chronicle how the solar system and Earth were formed, the physical makeup of the planet, and the processes that result in its continuous transformation. Topics of particular emphasis will include the role and structure of the atmosphere, the movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanism, the formation and topography of ocean basins, the forms of erosion, and causes and impact of climate change.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (EAS-101-OL):
Jun 2022,  Jul 2022,  Aug 2022,  Sep 2022,  Oct 2022,  Nov 2022,  Dec 2022,  Jan 2023,  Feb 2023,  Mar 2023,  Apr 2023,  May 2023,  Jun 2023

Credits: 3

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