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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Geoscience:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
GEOSCI-102

Natural Hazards

Explores the dynamic character of the Earth System by characterizing and understanding the causes and consequences of natural hazards. Hazards considered will include earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic hazards (local, regional, global scales), meteorological hazards (hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, coastal erosion), and landslides.

  • Gen Ed: Environmental Sciences 1,Natural & Physical Sciences 1