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BIOL 1215K. Principles of Biology (3-2-4) Exploration of the scientific paradigm as applied for human understanding of the living cell, molecular genetics, population genetics, organic evolution, and ecology. Includes inquiry-based laboratory. (Course fee required.)

GEOL 1121. Introductory Geo-sciences 1: Physical Geology (3-0-3) Co-requisite: GEOL 1121L. This course will explore the fundamental processes that have formed and continue to shape the earth geologically. Surficial and internal geologic processes will be explored in the context of plate tectonics and impacts on society (both modern and historical). Geologic hazards and earth resources will be examined, including the interaction between humans and the geological aspects of our environment. The lab component (GEOL 1121L) must be registered for separately.

GEOL 1121L. Introductory Geoscience 1: Physical Geology Lab (0-2-1) Co-requisite: GEOL 1121. Co-requisite: GEOL 1121. The accompanying lab to GEOL 1121. The major focus of the laboratory is the application of basic geologic principles in the identification of minerals and rocks, analysis of maps and geologic data sets, the use of geologic tools, and exploration of the scientific method in the course of geologic science. GEOL1121 must be registered for separately. (Course fee required.)