Spring 2016 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GEOL 302    Physical Geology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better and ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340, with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This in-depth course provides an understanding of the dynamic nature of Earth through the study of earth processes including plate tectonics, the major rock types and the minerals that comprise them, volcanoes, earthquakes and Earth's interior, crustal deformation and mountain building, fossils and deep time, energy and mineral resources, surface water and groundwater, oceans and coasts, glaciers, deserts, and global change. The course uses real-world examples of the scientific method as a foundation for understanding the geological sciences and focuses on the relevance of geology to our everyday lives. At least one field trip (for example to Cache Creek Canyon or Point Reyes National Seashore) or an appropriate alternative activity will be required as an introduction to geological environments and field methods in geology. (C-ID GEOL 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 1             
M         05:00PM-08:25PM LAB J.Teerlink           SCC MAIN MOH 7           16839 
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W         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB T.Hensley            SCC MAIN MOH 7           17988 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



GEOL 305    Earth Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOL 306
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better and ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLW 340 and ESLR 340, with grades "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Earth science is an introductory science course that covers a broad range of topics including geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. Sub-topics are introduced and placed into the context of the scientific method. Using recent, historical, and prehistorical earth science events as examples, the course emphasizes the interrelatedness of the various disciplines and focuses on Earth as a dynamic, synthetic, and continually evolving - yet stable - planet. (C-ID GEOL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 3           17034 
Textbook
On-Campus



GEOL 306    Earth Science Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOL 305
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better and ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLW 340 and ESLR 340, with grades "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes scientific methods and systematic laboratory procedures in the earth sciences. It includes practical and written experience in rock and mineral identification, plate tectonics and earthquakes, river and glacial topography, geologic and topographic maps, oceanography and meteorology exercises, and concepts in astronomy. At least one field trip (for example to Cache Creek Canyon or Point Reyes National Seashore) or an appropriate alternative activity will be required as an introduction to geological environments and field methods in geology. The course is not available for credit to students who have completed GEOL 302. (C-ID GEOL 120L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 7           17035 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 7           17791 Textbook
On-Campus



GEOL 310    Historical Geology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340, and MATH 100, with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the origin and geologic history of the Earth and the evolution of its living organisms. Plate tectonic theory is used to explain changes in composition and structure of rocks of the Earth's crust from the formation of the Earth to the present. Emphasis is placed on the formation of sedimentary rocks and the fossils contained within them for the purpose of understanding how they record changes in Earth's environmental processes and ecosystems. Evolution and extinction are studied to understand how they reflect environmental changes in the Earth's ocean, atmosphere, and surface. (C-ID GEOL 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 1           17987 
Textbook
On-Campus



GEOL 311    Historical Geology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOL 310
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340, and MATH 100, with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Laboratory activities will accompany and complement GEOL 310, Historical Geology. Use of sedimentary rocks, fossils, geologic maps, and cross sections will aid in interpreting ancient environments, tectonic settings, and geologic history. Other concepts addressed include age relations and correlation of rock and time units, and introduction to fossil identification and biostratigraphy. At least one field trip (for example to Cache Creek Canyon or Point Reyes National Seashore) or an appropriate alternative activity will be required as an introduction to sedimentary environments and field methods in geology. (C-ID GEOL 110L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB K.Stanton            SCC MAIN MOH 7           18336 
Textbook
On-Campus



GEOL 345    Geology of California    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 300, or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340, and MATH 100, with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of the physical and historical aspects of California geology, emphasizing the linkage of geology and people through economic and social impacts. This course is recommended for non-majors and majors in geology and is of particular value to science, engineering, environmental studies, education, and economics majors. One field trip may be required (for example to Cache Creek Canyon or Point Reyes National Seashore). (C-ID GEOL 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Wynne              Davis Cntr Davis 114     19036 
Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.



Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 16, 2016