NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog 
  
    Feb 03, 2023  
NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog
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GEOL 1100 - Physical Geology


This introductory course focuses on the key elements of physical geology.  Specific topics include the theory of plate tectonics, mineralogy, igneous rocks and volcanism, weathering, soils, and sedimentary rocks, metamorphism and metamorphic rocks, structural geology, seismology, mass movements, surface and ground water hydrology, glaciology and climate change.  The laboratory component reinforces lecture topics by providing hands-on experience with mineral and rock identification and map reading skills.  Opportunities for geologic field studies are also provided.
Minimum Credits: 4
General Education Physical Science
Grading: Letter



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