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Introduction to Earth & Environmental Sciences Sciences & the Environment Program Fall 2022 Semester - Cape Town

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Introduction to Earth & Environmental Sciences

Introduction to Earth & Environmental Sciences Course Overview

OVERVIEW

CEA Partner Institution: University of Cape Town
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Primary Subject Area: Env. Sciences
Instruction in: English
Course Code: AGE1004S
Course Details: Level 100
Recommended Semester Credits: 4
Prerequisites: Permission of the Dean or Head of Department is required prior to registration for this course. Attendance and satisfactory performance in the practical course and each of the three fieldtrips and reports in GEO1009F. NOTES: 1) This course is intended for students who have attempted GEO1009F (see entry in Department of Geological Sciences) and have therefore been advised to register for AGE1004S. 2) The course reviews material covered in GEO1009F and focuses on strengthening foundational concepts and skills. 3) AGE1004S is equivalent to GEO1009F in level, credit value towards the degree and as prerequisite for certain other courses.

DESCRIPTION

This course will introduce students to the structure and geological history of Earth as well as the interactions between the abiotic and biotic systems that shape the surface of the world. Human interactions with the environment are also discussed. Topics covered are solar system evolution, plate tectonics, the structure of the earth, climate-land interactions, the evolution of landscapes, biogeography, human adaptation and interaction with the natural environment.

DP requirements: A class record of at least 40%; attendance at 80% of lectures.

Assessment: Assignments, tests and field report count 50%; one 2-hour examination written in November counts 50%. A sub-minimum of 40% is required for the final exam.

The University of Cape Town awards credits based on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) to determine course and contact hour recommendations per course. 1 NQF credit represents roughly 10 notional hours of work which includes study time, assignments and examinations. Notional hours may very per courses depending on the course level and modality therefore, CEA recommends using NQF credits as a basis to determine U.S. equivalencies (1 NQF=.222 semester credits)

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