EAS - Earth Science

EAS 101 Earth Science

A survey of the earth: its interior, surface processes, climate, landscapes, oceans, and the environmental impacts and influences of these processes on mankind. Topics include the structure of the earth, rivers, glaciers, earthquakes, geologic time and plate tectonics. Lecture topics are reinforced by hands-on activities and field trips including rock and mineral identification and the use of maps and images in the laboratory. Each semester

EAS 101L Earth Science Lab

A survey of the earth: its interior, surface processes, climate, landscapes, oceans, and the environmental impacts and influences of these processes on mankind. Topics include the structure of the earth, rivers, glaciers, earthquakes, geologic time and plate tectonics. Lecture topics are reinforced by hands-on activities and field trips including rock and mineral identification and the use of maps and images in the laboratory.

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EAS 189 Special Topic

Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

EAS 302 Advanced Earth Science

This course covers advanced topics in earth science. This course digs deeper into the environmental impacts of humans on geological processes and the effects of geological processes on humans through lectures, student projects and field excursions.

EAS 320 Geomorphology

This course is an introduction to the physical and chemical geologic processes that are active on the surface of the earth. We will use a 'pattern and process' approach integrating description, analysis, and interpretation of landforms, surface patters, sediments, stratigraphy, and soils in order to understand geomorphic processes and how they reflect the evolution of landscape.

EAS 389 Special Topic

Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

EAS 389A Special Topic: EAS

EAS 485 Independent Study

Independent study is a unique learning opportunity not offered in the regular curriculum or an existing Carroll course offered to a student in special circumstances. Only junior and senior students may enroll in an independent study. At the time of application, a student must have earned a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. A student may register for no more than three (3) semester hours of independent study in any one term. In all cases, registration for independent study must be approved by the appropriate department chairperson and submitted to the Office of the Registrar.