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Master Course Outline
Intro to Physical Geology

Course Number: GEOL& 101
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 60

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Study of the materials and processes of the earth. Topics include rocks and minerals, geologic time, volcanic activity, plate tectonic theory, earthquakes, earth's interior, and the surface processes controlled by wind, water movement, and gravity. Laboratory exercises involve identification of common rocks and minerals, use of topographic and geologic maps, and knowledge gained through the study of earthquakes. Course also includes one local field trip. Lab work required. 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. Formerly GEOL 101, Physical Geology.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
GEOL& 101
Fall 2014
0872
Steve May
GEOL& 101
Fall 2012
1856
Steve May
GEOL& 101
Fall 2011
1856
Kurt Othberg
GEOL& 101
Fall 2010
1856
Steve May
GEOL& 101
Winter 2010
1856
Steve May


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
X
X
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)