<p>This course is a survey course designed for the non-science student. It provides an introduction to the study of the physical, chemical and geological processes that produce earth materials and landforms. Topics include: Earth materials, their formation and distribution; landforms and the processes that create and alter them; fossils and time; and the theory of the plate tectonics.</p>
REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.