GEOL 101 Introduction to Geology

An introduction to the study of the earth with emphasis on the materials that make up the earth, discussion of plate tectonics; the process that created the continents and the ocean basins, and the external processes that form the landscapes. Tools of geologic inquiry include physical properties of minerals and rocks, aerial photographs, geologic maps, Brunton compass, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positional Systems (GPS), and field trips. (C-ID GEOL 100)

Units: 3.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp)

UC, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Also Offered As: GEOL 101H

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester


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