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GEOL 130
History of Life on Earth


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of the ways geology reveals and records the history of life on earth. Topics include geologic time, appearance of life, concepts of evolution, fossilization processes, taxonomy, biogeography, emphasis on fossil groups through time, extinction events/theories. Course includes one field trip and does not include a lab. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of the processes, methods of study, and major theories of geology and how it reveals the life history of the earth.

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.