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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
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GEOL 101 - Historical Geology

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: GEOL 100
Corequisite: GEOL 101L

This course is an introduction to the origin and evolution of the earth. Topics include the development and transformation of continents, ocean basins, the atmosphere and life over geologic time. An emphasis is placed on modeling earth’s evolution from observations of the rock record. The laboratory fosters development of field and quantitative skills. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly. Offered spring semester. (Formerly EASC 101)