GEL1100 Planet Earth

Course Overview

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

Course Description:

The Planet Earth course provides a broad introduction to the earth, atmospheric, and space sciences. This course, which focuses on geology but includes topics related to oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy, is designed to fulfill a general education requirement for non-science majors. Prerequisites: None

How This Course Benefits Students:

This introductory course will prepare non-science majors to think critically about the earth sciences, and will equip them to interpret and discern common controversial issues in these fields.

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.