Geology (GEOL) Courses

Lower Division

GEOL 101 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (3-2-4)(F,S,SU)(FN). Principles of physical geology, including a study of the earth, its composition, structure, and natural processes.

GEOL 102 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY (3-0-3)(F/S)(FN). Geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes that have evolved and shaped our planet over billions of years. Reconstruction of geologic history using rock types, fossils, and other geologic evidence. Study of formative geological and biological events in Earth’s history.