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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

GEOL-151 Physical Geology

Credits 4 / 5 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016). Lab is included in this section. A separate lab enrollment is not required.
A course offering classroom laboratory and field study of the earth and the dynamic processes which affect and alter its surface.

Course Outcomes
1. To unify the basic concepts of geology into a meaningful body of knowledge for all students. 2. The student will gain an understanding of the natural materials and processes that are a part of the physical world. 3. The student should develop an appreciation of the spectacular geological features of the earth and how these features were formed. 4. The laboratory portion of the course will emphasize practical geologic skill development including rock and mineral identification, map reading and geologic problem solving.