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ERTH 202 Montana’s Geological Environment
[formerly EASC 201 Montana: Its Geological Environment]
3 cr. Examines the geological evolution of Montana utilizing a regional approach. Considers Montana’s resources and the roles that they have played in the historical development of the state’s past, present and future. Field trips required.
ERTH 303 Weather and Climate
[formerly EASC 220 Meteorology]
4 cr. (Lec. 3; Lab 1). Presents a semi-technical approach to the elements and controls of weather. Lab required.
ERTH 400 Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology
[formerly EASC 400 Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology]
3 cr. Prerequisite: GEO 315. Investigates the origin and evolution of landforms, through quantitative techniques, aerial photos and topographic maps. Considers the origin, structure, chronology and movement of glaciers and associated periglacial environments of the Quaternary. Extensive field work required.
ERTH 401 Geologic Field Methods
[formerly EASC 440 Geologic Field Methods]
4 cr. Prerequisite: GEO 315. Presents the techniques used by the geologist to conduct field surveys. Standard geologic surveying equipment will be utilized by the student to conduct an investigation and prepare a geological map of an area of moderately complex structure. Extensive field work required.
ERTH 460 Problem Solving Issues in Science Education
[formerly EASC 460 Science and Society: Problem Solving Issues in Science Education]
3 cr. Prerequisites: PSSC 101, BIOL 105. Investigates and analyzes the scientific concepts that are the basis of selected societal issues that are applicable to Montana and global environments. The problems selected for study vary with course offerings. This course is intended primarily for Elementary Education majors and graduate students in Elementary Education; others admitted by permission of instructor.
ERTH 494 Seminar/Workshop
[formerly EASC 492 Seminar/EASC 493 Workshop]
V 1-3 cr. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Provides advanced students an opportunity to intensively investigate topics pertinent to the field of Earth Sciences.
ERTH 495 Field Studies
[formerly EASC 497 Field Studies]
V 1-4 cr. Prerequisite: Undergraduate - 10 semester hours of Earth Science or consent of instructor; Graduate - 20 hours of natural sciences or consent of instructor. Provides an opportunity through field experience for students to study quantitatively and/or qualitatively exemplary geological sites.
ERTH 498 Internship/Cooperative Education
[formerly EASC 490 Internship/EASC 496 Cooperative Education]
1 cr. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Provides instructional experience in the Earth Sciences program with an opportunity for early exploration of teaching interests.