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    Jun 21, 2024  
Lee University Catalog 2021-2022 
Lee University Catalog 2021-2022 [Archived Catalog]

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GSCI 122 - Earth and Space Science

An introduction to astronomy, geology, meteorology and physical geography. Emphasis on the structure of the universe, theories of cosmology, the Milky Way, and the solar system; the shape, structure and composition of the earth; earthquakes, vulcanism, theories of plate tectonics, seafloor spreading, and continental drift; the earth in space and time; composition and structure of the earth’s atmosphere; weathering erosion, sculpturing the land, topographic maps, oceanography, and glaciation; fossil fuels and alternate sources of energy, environmental pollution and conservation of natural resources. Requires co-requisite enrollment in GSCI-122L. Open to non-science majors only.

Credit Hours: 4
This course will satisfy the general education lab science requirement for non-science majors (except in those majors where a specific science course is required).

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