GEOL 177 Geology of the High Desert and Western Mojave Desert Region

Discussion and observation of the physical and historical geology and natural history of the Western Mojave Desert with emphasis in the high desert area of Rainbow Basin. Lectures prior to the field trip and geologic tools will be utilized to observe, explore and understand the geology of the region of study. Students must attend a field trip to successfully complete the course.

Unit: 1.00

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 8 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 32 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101. Eligibility for MATH 095.