Chaffey Logo link

 
 



Geology Main Page


Geology Courses


Geology AS-T Degree


Geology Faculty


Mathematics and Science Department






Geology Head


Mount St. Helens, an active stratovolcano in Washington
Mount St. Helens, an active stratovolcano in Washington

Geology Courses


1 Physical Geology (4)
(CSU; UC)
Hours: 48-54 lecture; 48-54 laboratory.
Grading: Letter grade only.
Introduction to the principles of geology with emphasis on Earth processes. Course focuses on the internal structure and origin of the Earth and the processes that change and shape it. The laboratory component focuses on the identification of rocks and minerals, topographic and geologic map exercises demonstrating the work of water, wind, ice and gravity and the effects of tectonic activity.

2 Historical Geology (4)
(CSU; UC)
Hours: 48-54 lecture; 48-54 laboratory.
Grading: Letter grade only. Advisory: Completion of Geology 1.
History of the earth and the evolution of life forms including dinosaurs. Formation of the earth, plate tectonics, ancient environments recorded in sedimentary rocks, and evolution of life as reflected in the fossil record.






Rev. 8/29/16


General Information | Student Resources | Instructional Programs | Campus Life | Community | Site Index | Home | MyChaffeyVIEW |

CHAFFEY COLLEGE • 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002 • 909/652-6000
Copyright 2014 Chaffey College. All rights reserved. Send technical questions to our Webmaster.


 
Back to Top