EAS 1101

EAS 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Provides a basic understanding of earth processes, emphasizing those critical to humans in the 21st century and beyond. Designed for non-science majors. Topics include energy, water resources, natural hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, floods, delta subsidence), coastal processes, river systems, climate change, and mountain building among others. Current events relating to the earth are highlighted and difficult choices facing society discussed. The course develops an appreciation for the Earth, its history and how it works. (Students interested in a more formal introduction to Earth sciences with a lab should register for EAS 2200 or EAS 2250 instead.)

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (PBS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11440 EAS 1101   LEC 001