Earth Science - Excelsior College
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Catalog number: GEOx101
Description: Measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a one-semester course in the physical sciences, natural sciences, and environmental sciences. The content of the examination corresponds with introductory course offerings with titles like Earth Science, Physical Geology, Geoscience, Environmental Geoscience, or Earth-System Science. Topics include the internal structures of the earth, plate tectonics, the rock cycle, the hydrologic cycle, geological hazards, earth history, and energy resources. Tests for a knowledge of facts and terminology, an understanding of concepts and theories, and the student s ability to apply this knowledge and understanding in an analysis of earth's processes. (Multiple-choice examination.)
Exam Type: Multiple Choice
Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower
Exam Fee: $110*
* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.