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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GLG 102 - Historical Geology with Lab: Fossils, Rocks, and Time

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the placement assessment or successful completion of PCS 021 , TRE 089  and TRM 090  

Corequisite: GLG 102L

Description: An introduction to the evolutionary history of the earth and life on the planet. Topics covered include concepts in stratigraphy, rock dating, tectonic events, global climate and ecologic changes, and the study of faunal and floral succession over geologic period of time. Laboratory work and field trips (virtual or actual) are included to provide observational examples of the above topics and to learn geologic field techniques of data gathering.

Credits: (4)
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3

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