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Introduction to Geology Lab
INTRO/GEOL LAB
CLASS CODE: GEOL 102 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $7.00
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: GEOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: General experience with (1) mineral and rock identification and interpretation and (2) the use and geologic interpretation of topographic maps.
DESCRIPTION: Geology 102 lab provides general education students a "hands-on" opportunity to learn mineral and rock identification and how to work with topographic maps. Students prepare for in-class activities by studying and testing their understanding of the course materials online using the Blackboard program.
TOPICS: 1. Mineral identification
2. Igneous rock identification and interpretation
3. Sedimentary rock identification and interpretation
4. Metamorphic rock identification and interpretation
5. Understanding and using topographic maps
6. Identifying geology features using topographic maps
7. Earthquakes and seismicity
8. Field trip(s)
OBJECTIVES: 1. To provide students with basic mineral and rock identification and interpretation skills.
2. To provide students with a working knowledge of topographic maps and the ability to interpret them geologically.
REQUIREMENTS: Attend all field trips.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment in or previous completion of Geol 101, 104, or 110.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1993