Honors:Earth Science (ZESC)

ZESC-121. Honors: Introduction To Earth Science. 3 Hours.

See course description for ESCI-121. Contains further components required of Honors Program students.

ZESC-306. Honors: Rocks & Minerals. 4 Hours.

See course description for ESCI-306. Contains further components required of Honors Program students.

ZESC-315. Honors: Glacial Geology. 4 Hours.

See course description for ESCI-315. Contains further components required of Honors Program students.

ZESC-337. Honors: Principles Of Hydrogeology. 4 Hours.

See course description for ESCI-337. Contains further components required of Honors Program students.
Prerequisites: ESCI-211 and (MATH-185 or MATH-106 or NEIU Math Placement Result 35 - 45 or ACT Math 25 - 36 or Accuplacer College Level Math 031 - 120).

ZESC-341. Honors:Environmental Hydrology. 4 Hours.

The course introduces surface water hydrology, emphasizing applications in urban and agricultural environments of the glaciated Midwest. The course includes basic principles of the processes, interrelationships, and measurement of precipitation, infiltration, evaporation, evapotranspiration, interflow, overland flow, stream flow, and ground water flow. Also covered are an introduction to quantification of watershed hydrologic budgets, hydrographs, flood routing, hydraulic drainage and control structures, and estimation of extreme events. Lecture 2 hrs., laboratory 3 hrs.