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GEOL 100 Introduction to Geology

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Course Description

An introduction to Earth materials, landforms, and the processes that shape the Earth. Course includes the study of rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, and surface processes such as landslides, rivers, and glaciers.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: GEOL 100; GEOL 101 - GEOL 100 & 101 must be taken