GEL1000 Geomorphology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Olugbenga Ige

Course Description:

Geomorphology describes the form and development of geologic landscapes. This course will explore how processes such as tectonics, weathering, erosion, karst, and glacial movement have shaped landforms both in modern times and in the past. Students will interpret topographic and geologic maps, as well as aerial photographs.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The study of geologic landscapes provided in this course is intended for those expecting to work in geology-related professions. Students will hone their map and aerial photograph interpretation skills, which will be necessary for geoscience career paths.

Why This Course Is Important:

Questions related to origins and earth history have become increasingly relevant in our naturalistic age, and many of these are derived from geology. Christian students need to be able to discern these issues so that they can appropriately guide others in their vocation.