GEOL 150H Contemporary Geology: Hazards, Resources and Environmental Concerns-Honors

Introduction to the interrelationships among geologic processes, earth materials and humans, emphasizing geologic hazards (mass movements such as landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes, etc.), the problems of urbanization (waste management, energy and the environment, and desertification), and natural resources, including the issues involved with their extraction. Emphasis will be on case studies within California. Field studies are required. This course includes content and experiences appropriate for students wishing to earn honors credit. (C-ID GEOL 130)

Units: 3.00

UC, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the College Honors Institute

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Successful completion of GEOL 100, GEOL 100H, GEOL 101 and GEOL 160, or GEOL 101H and GEOL 160. Eligibility for MATH 095 and ENGL 101.