GEOL 1040 - Physical Geology*
3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours
This course is an introduction to the principles of modern Geology, emphasizing the origin, composition, and evolution of the solid earth. Rock-forming minerals, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, rock and hydrologic cycles, plate tectonics, earthquakes, landform development and geologic times are covered. The course includes identification and description of minerals and rock samples, and use of topographic and geological maps. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support competencies in reading and math.
Semester Availability: All
* This course is part of the general education core.
Click here for course textbook information.
Click here for Course Scheduling Info.
Add to My Catalog (opens a new window)