College Catalog

GEL Geology

Courses are listed by course discipline prefix, number, course title, credit hours, and, in parentheses, the number of lecture, laboratory and/or work experience/clinical hours, and the semester the course is offered. Local and state prerequisites and corequisites are identified by superscript L for localL and S for stateS. The symbol “AND” indicates the course will be offered “As Needs Demand.”

UGETC represents the Universal General Education Transfer Component as described in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
GEL 111 Geology 4 (3-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic landforms and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.F.A.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. And Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.