Geology (GOL) at John Tyler Community College


         
 
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GOL 105 - Physical Geology
Introduces the science of physical geology through a comprehensive systems-based examination of Earth's structure, composition, rocks and minerals, landforms, geomorphology, and agents responsible for shaping and modifying its environments. Explores the origin and evolution of Earth's topographic and bathymetric features, geologic phenomena, and geologic hazards, resulting from plate tectonics.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
GOL 105 Detailed Outline
GOL 110 - Earth Systems: An Environmental Geology Perspective
Introduces concepts in earth systems including earth materials, plate tectonics, weathering, surface and groundwater, wasting, volcanoes, earthquakes and coastal, as well as pollution and climate change. Explores major topics relating human interaction with the physical environment through case studies. Reinforces applications through laboratory experiments, demonstrations, and field studies.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
GOL 110 Detailed Outline
GOL 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits