Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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G 102 - Introduction to Geology II (Surface Process)


3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): RD 90  and WR 90  or WR 91  (WR 91  substitutes for both RD 90  and WR 90 ), or designated placement.

Corequisite(s): G 102L  

Recommended Prerequisite(s): G 101 G 101L  

Course Description: Studies the surface processes of geology and the interaction of the internal mechanisms of the earth’s dynamics. Covers the fundamentals of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, their formation, and the surface processes that affect them. Includes the atmosphere, groundwater, running water, oceans, shoreline erosion, fossils, streams, ground water, and glaciers.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Explain, diagram, draw, evaluate, analyze, predict and describe the sedimentary processes and rocks. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#2: Explain, diagram, draw, evaluate, analyze, predict and describe the metamorphic processes and rocks.
  • CLO#3: Explain, diagram, draw, evaluate, analyze, predict and describe the weathering of rock at the surface of the earth.
  • CLO#4: Explain, diagram, draw, evaluate, analyze, predict and describe the erosion.
  • CLO#5: Explain, diagram, draw, evaluate, analyze, predict and describe the streams and stream dynamics.



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