The Earth’s crust
Mass Movements and Slope Stability
Glaciation and Permafrost
Major Geological Hazards
Environmental Impacts of Engineering Activities
Labs may cover the following topics:
|In-class tests (2 or 3)||30-40%|
The general objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the role that Earth materials and geological processes play in controlling human activities on the Earth’s surface. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Textbook will be chosen by the instructor. The following are examples:
Kehew, A.E., Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists (current edition) Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Pipkin, B., Trent, D.D., Hazlett, R., Beirman, P., Geology and the Environment (current edition) Brooks/Cole, Belmont, California.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GEOL 1XXX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU EASC 101 (3), B-Sci||2004/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GEOL 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GEOL 1XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GEOL 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO EESC 111 (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV EOSC 210 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SCIE 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GEOG 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC EOS 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU GEOL 1st (3)||2004/09/01 to -|