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Historical Geology (formerly GEOL 103 - CCN)

General ElectiveNatural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives

Course Description
A study of the development and interactions of the Earth’s crust, life, oceans, and atmosphere through geologic time, in order to provide a perspective on present-day global environmental concerns. Includes studies of the formation and break-up of supercontinent; global climate change; fossil, dinosaur and other mass extinctions; and meteor impact effects. Appropriate for non-science and science majors. Field trip required. Lab included.

Course Details

Contact Hours

Credits: 5.0

Lecture: 40
Lab: 20
Total: 60

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