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GEOL 1404 - Historical Geology


Prerequisites: GEOL 1301  or GEOL 1401  or GEOL 1403  

Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
A comprehensive survey of the history of life and major events in the physical development of Earth as interpreted from rocks and fossils. This course focuses on the origin and evolution of the earth through geologic time, emphasizing organic evolution and plate tectonics. Laboratory activities support lecture topics and  include the study of rocks, fossils, geographic maps, geologic maps, and other aspects of earth history. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

CIP: 40.0601.54 03



Offered at:
NLC: Yes
NVC: Yes
PAC: Yes
SAC: No
SPC: No


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