EARTH 205 - How the Earth Works: The Dynamic Planet
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed GEOSCI 116, 117, 119, 120, or 146 and no credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 116, 117, 119, 120, or 146 or ENVIRON 116, 117, 119 or 120. No credit granted to those who have completed both GEOSCI 105 and 107 or EARTH 105 and 107 (or any combination thereof). Those with credit for one of GEOSCI 105 and 107 or EARTH 105 and 107 (or any combination thereof) may only elect EARTH 205 for 1 credit.
Waitlist Capacity:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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An integrated look at the dynamic Earth, with an emphasis on processes involved in its formation 4.56 billion years ago, the early development of its atmosphere, oceans and crust, and the subsequent evolution of its continents and ocean basins.

Course Requirements:

Exams will be on-line in Canvas.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates interested in Earth science.

Class Format:

Lecture meets for one hour twice weekly. 


EARTH 205 - How the Earth Works: The Dynamic Planet
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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