Covers the origin, activity, products, classification and hazards of volcanoes. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Addendum to Course DescriptionVolcanoes and Their Activity (G208) is a one-term introductory course in volcanology, which is a branch of the science of geology. The student will develop an understanding of the types, origin, activity, products, and hazards of volcanoes. This course can be used to partly fulfill graduation requirements for the Associate Degree, and has been approved for block transfer. The text and materials have been chosen by the faculty and the emphasis of the course will be the viewpoint of the author(s). This includes the geologic time scale and the evolution of the Earth.