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GEOL-106 - Physical and Historical Geology

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GEOL-106Physical and Historical Geology3 - credits$318.06

Description:
This course is an introduction to the major principles of structural, historical and economic geology. Topics covered include the origin and structure of the earth, the dynamics of plate boundaries and related topics of deformation of the earth's crust, volcanism and other mountain building processes. Historical geology topics include geologic time, relative and absolute dating techniques, organic evolution, the study of fossils and the geologic history of the earth from the Precambrian to the present. Mineral deposits and natural resource issues will also be examined.

Prerequisites: None.

Delivery Method: On-Campus
Lab Required: Yes - please note courses with labs are charged an additional fee of $24.34 per course credit.

Credits: 3 | Length: 90 hours | Course Outline for GEOL-106


GEOL-106 Physical and Historical Geology can be found in the following programs: