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GLY 2010C - Physical Geology

3 hours Lecture, 3 hours Lab, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.
AA Elective: Yes
This course introduces the internal and external features of the Earth such as minerals and rocks; plate tectonics; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic processes; paleontology (fossils); economic resources; and groundwater and environmental pollution. The laboratory involves practical application of tools and techniques used in geology for identification of minerals, rocks and fossils; measurement of the magnitude and epicenter of earthquakes; and interpretation of geomorphology and landforms using topographic maps.

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