2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 22, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog


4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: GEOL 1 or 20
A study of the geological and biological evolution of the Earth. Includes an introduction to geologic time; relative and absolute dating methods; stratigraphic principles; the origin of the universe, solar system, atmosphere, oceans and life; plate tectonics; and the evolution of Earth’s surface and development of organisms through geologic time. Required lab allows application of lecture content. Field trips may be required to fulfill the objectives of this course.
Grading Method: GR - Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass