AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

NS 1103 Introduction to Geology

Credits : 3

This course studies the physical processes and serves to introduce the geological forces at work in the environment. It covers such topics as weathering, soil, rocks, ground water, glaciers, earthquakes, mountain building and geologic time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain a basic understanding of the physical processes of the earth and earth dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of human activities on the environment.
  • Recognize the major categories of air and water pollutants
  • Identify and explain the major energy resources of the earth.
  • Define the major rock minerals groups found on the earth.
  • Develop an understanding of the processes involved in volcanoes, plate tectonics, and earthquakes
  • Analyze the basic coastal zone processes as well as geology and climate.
  • Describe the stream and flooding processes.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

NS 1103 Introduction to Geology

Credits : 3

This course studies the physical processes and serves to introduce the geological forces at work in the environment. It covers such topics as weathering, soil, rocks, ground water, glaciers, earthquakes, mountain building and geologic time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain a basic understanding of the physical processes of the earth and earth dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of human activities on the environment.
  • Recognize the major categories of air and water pollutants
  • Identify and explain the major energy resources of the earth.
  • Define the major rock minerals groups found on the earth.
  • Develop an understanding of the processes involved in volcanoes, plate tectonics, and earthquakes
  • Analyze the basic coastal zone processes as well as geology and climate.
  • Describe the stream and flooding processes.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Mathematics

NS 1103 Introduction to Geology

Credits : 3

This course studies the physical processes and serves to introduce the geological forces at work in the environment. It covers such topics as weathering, soil, rocks, ground water, glaciers, earthquakes, mountain building and geologic time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain a basic understanding of the physical processes of the earth and earth dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of human activities on the environment.
  • Recognize the major categories of air and water pollutants
  • Identify and explain the major energy resources of the earth.
  • Define the major rock minerals groups found on the earth.
  • Develop an understanding of the processes involved in volcanoes, plate tectonics, and earthquakes
  • Analyze the basic coastal zone processes as well as geology and climate.
  • Describe the stream and flooding processes.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

NS 1103 Introduction to Geology

Credits : 3

This course studies the physical processes and serves to introduce the geological forces at work in the environment. It covers such topics as weathering, soil, rocks, ground water, glaciers, earthquakes, mountain building and geologic time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain a basic understanding of the physical processes of the earth and earth dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of human activities on the environment.
  • Recognize the major categories of air and water pollutants
  • Identify and explain the major energy resources of the earth.
  • Define the major rock minerals groups found on the earth.
  • Develop an understanding of the processes involved in volcanoes, plate tectonics, and earthquakes
  • Analyze the basic coastal zone processes as well as geology and climate.
  • Describe the stream and flooding processes.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

NS 1103 Introduction to Geology

Credits : 3

This course studies the physical processes and serves to introduce the geological forces at work in the environment. It covers such topics as weathering, soil, rocks, ground water, glaciers, earthquakes, mountain building and geologic time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain a basic understanding of the physical processes of the earth and earth dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of human activities on the environment.
  • Recognize the major categories of air and water pollutants
  • Identify and explain the major energy resources of the earth.
  • Define the major rock minerals groups found on the earth.
  • Develop an understanding of the processes involved in volcanoes, plate tectonics, and earthquakes
  • Analyze the basic coastal zone processes as well as geology and climate.
  • Describe the stream and flooding processes.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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