Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum 
    
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum
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GEOL 65 GEOLOGY FIELD STUDIES: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Limitation: Students must be able to hike and camp (tents, sleeping bags, cooking, limited showers).
This field study course introduces students to the geology of the Sierra Nevada Mountains with an emphasis on the geologic origin and evolution of Yosemite National Park, California. Introductory lectures complement direct field observations, field data collection, analysis and interpretation. The course is taught in the field. It is intended for both science majors and non-majors. Students in geology, earth science, marine science, biology and geography are encouraged to enroll. Students are limited to taking four field study courses in geological sciences (GEOL 165, 169, 170, 181, or 186) for a maximum of 4 units. GEOL 65 was formerly offered as GEOL 165. NR



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