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ESCI 1104 - Earth Science*

4 Credits
Provides the student with a survey of the earth, including concepts from geology, astronomy, meteorology, plate tectonics, and physical geography.

Lab Fee.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the historical people, events, and technologies that have contributed to the discipline of Earth Science. (GEO 1, 3)
2. Recognize the major components in the study of the 4 areas of Earth Science: the solid earth, the hydrosphere, the atmosphere, and the biosphere. (GEO 3)
3. Recognize the scientific principles and methodologies utilized in the study of Earth Science. (GEO 3)
4. Identify the basic interactions of the physical world with humankind. (GEO 3)
5. Utilize the Scientific Method to properly perform laboratory experiments and apply this data to specific Earth Science questions. (GEO 2, 3)
6. Communicate clearly and write scientifically. (GEO 1, 3)
7. Apply appropriate laboratory techniques in collaborative small group settings. (GEO 4)
8. Discuss ethical responsibility as it applies to our earth and environment. (GEO 4)
9. Identify environmental problems faced by diverse, underrepresented groups. (GEO 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: PHSC 1104

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