The Earth and Society


The Earth and Society
The Earth and Society


  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
  • Responsible Academic Unit
  • Recommended for
    Open to all students. Courses are designed for non-science students.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


The Earth and Society cognate provides non-science students the knowledge and background to understand: 1 the causes of geological hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, floods and their effect of on human habitation, 2 the economic value and finite nature of natural resources (minerals, petroleum, water, and 3 the broader influences of the Earth on other disciplines (Business, Politics, Art, Technology.

Option Groups

Complete exactly 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

Other Cognates

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