GEP 351

Natural Hazards

This course focuses on geologic and atmospheric processes that result in natural hazards (e.g. hurricanes and earthquakes) and anthropogenic-caused climate change. It covers hazard monitoring, predication, risk assessment, and mitigation. The course examines the intersection between natural hazards and human society and the magnification of hazards to disasters and catastrophes. Grade only. Satisfies GE Area Upper Division B (Science/Quantitative Reasoning).

Completion of GE Golden Four (A1, A2, A3, B4) with a C- or better and completion of B1, B2 and at least 45 units.