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GEO 320 - Global Water. 4 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq. one semester of college chemistry, WRIT 101 or equivalent, and one intermediate writing course. Water is necessary for life. Without it, life as we know it cannot exist. This course discusses the chemistry of water as it moves through the hydrological cycle. We discuss how water chemistry evolves through atmospheric water, rain water, ground water, surface water, and sea water. Students will have an understanding of the chemical attributes of water in major water reservoirs. Class discussions, formal and informal writing assignments, a short laboratory experiment, and a field trip highlight examples of water chemistry. Students will use excel to solve problems and will learn citation conventions relevant for scientific writing.

Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Advanced

Geosciences B.S. - Earth Science Education Concentration

Individuals interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete a degree in the content area they want to teach plus the teacher preparation program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Individuals must complete the teaching track within that degree program, which may contain different course requirements than the non-teaching track since the sequence of courses is designed to meet state standards. Upon completion of the degree program with the teaching track and the secondary licensure program, one will be eligible for a standard Montana teaching license in this content area. Secondary Education Licensure Program Licensure Degree Requirements

Geography B.S. writing courses (e.g. GEO 320 , GEO 499 , BIOO 470 , BIOO 475 ) may...