What is Geology?
The word "Geology", is from the Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse".
Degree Plan for Associate of Arts in Geology
Some of the many employment opportunities in Geology and Environmental Science:
- Civil Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Environmental Science
- Land-use Planning
- Petroleum Exploration
This exciting course has been revised to appeal to both science majors and non-science majors, the student will learn the methods TV meteorologists forecast the weather and then present the forecast to the television audience. The student will become familiar with a few simple techniques so that they can also make simple forecasts. We will also study fascinating and relevant subjects such as hurricanes, tornadoes, including storm-chasers, and other weather-related disasters, controversial topics such as global warming and cloud-seeding. Students will complete the course with a sense of appreciation for all the people and technology used in atmospheric science.
Natural Disasters (Environmental Geology)-
This exciting course has been designed to help us understand the power of Nature to both build and destroy. The student will learn the methods geologists use to identify and relate human activities with natural disasters. The student will become familiar with the techniques geologist use to measure and map natural disasters. We will discuss measures to avoid or prepare for natures worst. We will study fascinating subjects such as Earth quakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, and other related disasters, controversial topics such as global warming and mass extinctions. Students will complete the course with a sense of appreciation for all the people and technology used in the persute of Geoscience.
COURSES OFFEREDPhysical Geology GEOL 1403
On campus, online
On campus, online
Earth Science I
Earth Science II GEOL 1402 Online (Coming Soon) Syllabus Oceanography
On campus, online (No longer offered)
Environmental Science ENVR 1401 On campus, online, Hybrid Syllabus
Paul E. Bellah
Online Geology Instructor
(answered within 24 hours Monday through Friday)
M.A. Environmental Management
#154 Conference Center
Mon/Wed: 8 a.m. - Noon
Tues/Thurs: 8 - 9:20 a.m./11 a.m. - Noon
Friday: 8:30 - 11 a.m.