Introduction to Geology: An Overview of Planet Earth

Code: OLRN1119

Course description

Geology is the most exciting and hands-on of the sciences. It is the study of a dynamic Earth that is changing on a daily basis due to tectonic activity, volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, meteorite strikes, tsunami and more. This course is an ‘Introduction to Geology' and it outlines the formation of the Earth—in context of the formation of the Universe and Solar System. It examines the history of the Earth and of the Moon and its formation. This is followed by an examination of the properties of the Earth, its dynamic activities, its rocks and minerals and fossils and the uses of rocks and minerals. The course closes with an examination of the careers that are associated with Geology.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $455.85
 
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Host college: SL

Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.