Course for science and geology majors, in which the origin, composition and structure of earth are explored. Identification of common rocks and minerals; the evolution of the surface features and structures of continents and interpretation of landforms from maps are emphasized. Will include substantial quantitative work. Students intending to major in Geology or affiliated sciences should take GEOL 211 in lieu of GEOL 101. Successful completion of both GEOL 101 and GEOL 211A may substitute for GEOL 211 in all Geology Department requirements.
Prerequisites & Notes: MATH 114 with concurrency, or higher.