GEOL202 - Earth History
Credit Hours: 4.0
This course is a survey of Historical Geology that follows the Survey of Earth Science course. Course content includes the evolution of the Earth and Life covering all periods of Earth history. The course explores the physical, chemical, and biological events of earth history covering such topics such as the origin of the earth, the birth of ocean basins, continents, and mountain ranges, the beginning of life in the oceans and on the continents, and patterns and causes of climate changes, continent shifting, and mass extinction. Prerequisite: GEOL101. NM Common Course Number: GEOL1214.