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SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 1110 - Physical Geology

Credits: 3

[Previously offered as: GEOL 111] An introduction to our dynamic Earth, introducing students to the materials that make up Earth (rocks and minerals) and the processes that create and modify the features of our planet. The course helps students learn how mountains are formed, how volcanoes erupt, where earthquakes occur, and how water, wind, and ice can shape the landscape. Students also develop a basic understanding of the ways humans have altered the planet including our impact on natural resources and global climate change.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 102 .
Corequisite(s): GEOL 1110L .
Offered: Fall.
NMGEC: Area III: Science.
Three lecture hours.

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