GEY 121 Historical Geology: SC1

4 Credit Hours • 75 Contact Hours (45 Lecture, 30 Lab)

Prerequisite: MAT 090

Studies the physical and biological development of the earth through the vast span of geologic time. Emphasizes the investigation and interpretation of sedimentary rocks, the record of ancient environments, fossil life forms, and physical events, all within the framework of shifting crystal plates. Course includes laboratory experience. It is strongly recommended that students take GEY 111 prior to GEY 121.