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GEOL 101 - General Geology

(4 units) CO4L
Fundamental principles of geology: tectonics, oceans, atmosphere, resources, climate. Credit allowed in only one of GEOL 100  or GEOL 101.

Prerequisite(s): Major or minor in Geography, Civil Engineering or the majors within the department of Geological Sciences and Engineering. Corequisite(s): MATH 126  or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize the common rocks and minerals on earth as introduced in lecture and in laboratory hand samples.
2. recall igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic geological processes acting in and on the planet.
3. describe tectonic processes and features.


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