Thunder Bay • Orillia

Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering)/Master of Business Administration (TB) - Planet Earth with Laboratory

Geology 1111 Planet Earth with Laboratory
The course offers students the opportunity to better understand and appreciate the evolution and internal functions of the Earth through geological time. An overview of minerals and rocks is followed by discussion of internal processes including igneous activity, earthquakes and magnetism. The origin of continents, ocean basins and large scale structures is presented by applying the concepts of plate tectonics. Laboratory exercises will be devoted to the study of rocks and minerals.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 1112
Offering: 3-2; 0-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Geology 1110 or Environmental Studies 1111 or 1112 may not take Geology 1111 for credit. An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course. Students are required to attend at least one Saturday field trip.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences