GLY 1102 - Introduction to Historical Geology

GEN ED: Science Inquiry Perspective (Themes: “Life, Earth, and Evolution” and “Restless Planet: Earth, Environment, and Evolution”) A study of the historical and biological aspects of the science of geology – tectonic models for understanding earth structure and lithospheric history, the physical and paleontological bases for understanding geologic time and dating rocks, biological principles relating to the evolution of organisms revealed in the fossil record, facts and theories of biological evolution, a survey of the evolution of organisms through time, the geologic history of North America, and discussion of the scientific aspects of the scientific-religious controversy of evolution vs. creationism. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours. (ND prerequisite: passing the math placement test or successful completion of MAT 0010.)
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