Geology Courses

 

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GLY 1001 - Earth Science
An integration of the three classic disciplines of the earth sciences, geology, meteorology, and oceanography, and man's place in the universe. Course will focus on the basic principles governing these disciplines, and the effect of each on man.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying laboratory (GLY 1001L) is offered concurrently.

Contact Hours per Week:  3
Credit Hours: 3

 


GLY 1001L- Earth Science Laboratory
Laboratory Methods for Earth Science.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying lecture (GLY 1001) is offered concurrently.

Pre or Corequisite: GLY 1001
Lab Fee: $16.00
Contact Hours per Week: 2
Credit Hours: 1

 


 


GLY 1010 - Physical Geology
Study of geologic agents, minerals, rocks, structure, and land forms. The effects of geologic events upon life and human relations are discussed. Students registering in GLY 1010 are strongly urged to register in the companion lab GLY 1010L. Some senior institutions require a 4 credit geology course.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying laboratory (GLY 1010L) is offered concurrently.

Contact Hours per Week: 3
Credit Hours: 3

 

 


GLY 1010L - Physical Geology Laboratory
Study of common rocks and minerals including their classification and origin and the interpretation of landforms through the study of geologic maps.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying lecture (GLY 1010) is offered concurrently.

Lab Fee: $15.00
Contact Hours per Week: 2
Credit Hours: 1

 

 


GLY 1100 - Historical Geology
An earth systems study of the origin and evolution of the earth and the history of life on our planet. The course encompasses the causes and effects of mass extinction on the history of life, and the role of plate tectonics on the geologic and biologic evolution of earth. Field trips are optional.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying laboratory (GLY 1100L) is offered concurrently.

Contact Hours per Week: 3
Credit Hours: 3

 

 


GLY 1100L - Historical Geology Laboratory
Experimental topics include fossils, paleogeography, rock correlation, and interpretation of geologic maps as related to the lectures.

Students may sign up for this course without being placed by the Testing Center or meeting with the Associate Dean. This course is transferable in a degree seeking program.

The accompanying lecture (GLY 1100) is offered concurrently.

Prerequisite: GLY 1010
Pre or Corequisite: GLY 1100
Lab Fee: $3.00
Contact Hours per Week: 2
Credit Hours: 1