Earth and Planetary Sciences


Program Learning Outcomes Geology
  • Apply the fundamental principles of geology, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology to address geological issues.
  • Identify common Earth materials at all spatial scales.
  • Describe the origin of the solar system and Earth and be able to understand our planet in comparison with other planets. 
  • Comprehend the 4.6 billion year history of Earth and the evolution of the solid earth, the cryosphere, the hydrosphere and the atmosphere.
  • Understand the chronology of life on Earth and the fundamentals of biologic evolu