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GLY 2100 - Historical Geology (3)

 Textbook: Historical Geology  Historical Geology

Author(s): Wicander
ISBN: 978-0-495-56007-4
Edition / Copyright: 6th

Publisher: Cengage
Book Type: Paperback

 

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 Course Description

 (3) A.A./A.S./A.A.S Three hours per week.  This course meets Area V for the A.A./A.S./A.A.S. general education requirements.  Prerequisite: none, however previous science courses are helpful.  The course is designed to give the student an understanding of the geological history of Earth.  The course is appropriate for non-science majors as well as those who will be majoring in environmental science, marine science geology, hydrology or other disciplines requiring knowledge of the history of Earth, paleontology and earth materials.  Course topics include: the development of geology as a science, the scientific methodology of geology, uniformatiarianism, history of Earth, geological time relative and numerical dating of Earth, fossils and their meaning, life through geological time, evolution of life, orogeny and the evolution of mountains, and Pleistocene glaciations and global climate changes effecting Florida also are covered.

 

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