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Geology


GEOL 1A Physical Geology Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the composition, structure, and surface features of Earth. The processes of building up Earth and of those destroying it are studied. (UC, CSU, CAN GEOL 2)

GEOL 10 General Geology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to earth materials, processes involved in the development of land forms, and a brief survey of the history of earth is included. (UC, CSU)

GEOL 15 Environmental Geology Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Advisories: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.

This course is an introduction to the relationship between geologic processes, the environment and society. Topics include earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, flooding, geologic resources, etc. (CSU)

GEOL 16 Oceanography Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the marine environment. Students will explore the physical, geological, chemical and biological characteristics of the world ocean. Topics include plate tectonics, waves and tides, ocean circulation, coastal features and beach processes, origin and structure of ocean basins, sediments, ocean chemistry, life in the ocean. (CSU)

GEOL 50H Special Studies: Geology Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. A course project is assigned which may include research, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)




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