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GEY Geology

GEY 111 - Physical Geology w/Lab- GT-SC1 4 Credits
Introduces the major topics of geology. Course content encompasses Earth’s materials, structure, and surface landforms. Geologic time and the geologic processes responsible for Earth’s internal and external features are covered. This course includes laboratory experience.  The Colorado  Commission on Higher Education has approved GEY 111 for inclusion in the Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways program in the GT-SC1 category. For transferring  students, successful completion with a minimum C- grade guarantees transfer and application of credit in this GT  Pathways category. For more information on the GT Pathways program, go to http://highered.colorado.gov/academics/transfers/gtpathways/curriculum.html.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: MAT 055

GEY 112 - Historical Geology w/Lab - GT-SC1 4 Credits
Covers the development of Earth through the vast span of geologic time. Emphasis is on the investigation and interpretation of sedimentary rocks and features, the record of ancient environments, fossil life forms, and physical events in Earth's history within the framework of plate tectonics. This course includes laboratory experience.  The Colorado  Commission on Higher Education has approved GEY 112 for inclusion in the Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways program in the GT-SC1 category. For transferring  students, successful completion with a minimum C- grade guarantees transfer and application of credit in this GT Pathways category. For more information on the GT Pathways program, go to http://highered.colorado.gov/academics/transfers/gtpathways/curriculum.html..
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite: GEY 111 or permission of instructor.

GEY 216 - General Oceanography with Lab: GT-SC1 4 Credits
Provides an introduction to modern geological and physical oceanography, with lesser emphasis on chemical and biological oceanography. Plate tectonics, seafloor geomorphology, marine sediments, coasts, physical and chemical properties of seawater, marine resources, environmental concerns, and water movement in currents, waves, and tides are among the topics covered. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)

 

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