Physical Geology and Laboratory   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

GLY 1010C - Physical Geology and Laboratory


Physical Geology for majors and non-majors is the study of the earth. The lecture covers structure and land forms, modifying agents and processes, characteristic rocks and minerals and a brief study of the surrounding atmosphere and the earth as a planet. Laboratory activities are designed to complement the lecture. Students will study rocks and minerals, earth history, fossils, structural features of the earth and various earth forms as related to certain geologic processes with the aid of rock and mineral samples, topographic maps and aerial photographs. (CBE)
Degrees Offered: A.A., A.S.

Credit Hours:4. 
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.