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GEOL 150 - Physical Geology

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 030 or MATH 030D or MATH 033 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

Physical Geology, which fulfills the physical science general education requirement, is an introduction to the principles of geology with emphasis on Earth processes. This course focuses on the internal structure and origin of the Earth and the processes that change and shape it. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Oil, Beaches, Tsunamis, Rocks, Rivers, Glaciers, Plate Tectonics, Minerals, Continent and Mountain Building are among the many diverse topics that are explored.

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