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GEL 120 Physical Geology

This course provides a study of the structure and composition of the earth’s crust. Emphasis is placed on weathering, erosional and despositional processes, mountain building forces, rocks and minerals, and structural changes. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the structure, composition, and formation of the earth’s crust.

Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for natural sciences in A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degree programs.