Introduction to the Geology of California with emphasis on the mutual interactions of society with its physical environment. After a brief introduction of geology fundamentals, the course will cover the geological evolution of California, geological resources (e.g., minerals, raw building materials, petroleum, soils, groundwater), geological hazards (e.g., landslides, volcanic eruptions, floods, earthquakes), and societal impacts on the physical environment. Examples will be regularly given from all over California. Prerequisites: JYDR and junior status or higher. Satisfies general education Revolutionary Ideas and Innovations and upper division Area B. Enrollment Requirements: Main Campus Prerequisites: Junior status or higher and either (1) complete JYDR or (2) corequisite any JYDR course.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017