GEL 1110 - General Geology

This course is an introduction to geology that covers the earth, its minerals, rocks and natural resources including the basic geologic principles from a physical and historical perspective. Emphasis will be placed on geologic principles necessary for an understanding of minerals, rocks, weathering and erosion, geologic mapping, petroleum, ground water and glaciation. An examination of the internal and external processes modifying the earth’s surface, the evolutionary history of the earth, including its life forms, oceans and atmosphere will also be included.

IAI Codes - Illinois Articulation Initiative (If applicable)
P1 907L