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Historical Geology Lab
LAB
CLASS CODE: GEOL 112L CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $25.00
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: GEOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Two hour lecture/lab per week. Examination of the principles of historical geology, along with the study of fossils, special attention given to identification, type of preservation and environments of fossils. Geologic map studies are included.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This lab course studies sedimentary rock 1. Rocks and Sedimentary Environments
2. Physical correlation
3. Facies
4. Fossil Preservation
5. Fossil Classification
6. Guide Fossils
7. Introduction to Geologic Maps
8. Geologic map examination
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. A student takes this course to have some experience in applying the principles taught in the Geology 112 historical geology lecture. Most programs require lab experiences with their science courses.
2. A student should be able to demonstrate skills in stratigraphic correlation, facies, evolution, fossil classification and preservation, guide fossil identification and geology map interpretation upon completion of this course.
REQUIREMENTS: Concurrent registration in Geol 112. Exercises done in class or completed outside of class time are required.

PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment in Geol 112.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002