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GEOL 1 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Dynamic processes governing the origin and development of the features of the earth's surface and interior. Identification of common rocks and minerals, introduction to topographic maps. Recommended enrollment in Geol 1F. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1045  8:40am-   Noon MW      LecLab  E203   WILBUR B    
   #1766  8:40am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  E205   LEWIS G L   
   #2729 12:30pm- 3:50pm MW      LecLab  E203   WILBUR B    
   #0482  1:00pm- 3:20pm TuTh    LecLab  E205   SHADMAN E   
       &  3:20pm- 4:20pm TuTh            E205   SHADMAN E   
   #0309  1:00pm- 4:20pm MW      LecLab  E205   ANDERSON C P
   #1095  3:10pm- 6:30pm TuTh    LecLab  E203   GIVEN D     
   #2765  6:30pm- 9:50pm MW      LecLab  E203   LEYVA S     
   #2802  6:30pm- 9:50pm TuTh    LecLab  E205   KOKOROWSKI H

GEOL 1F PHYSICAL GEOLOGY FIELD STUDIES 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Geol 1.
Observation and interpretation of geological phenomena with emphasis on the origin and development of the geology of Southern California. Required four days of instructional trips (equal to an average of two hours of trips each week). Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#2707                 TBA     LecLab  E211   DOUGLASS D N
      2.6 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/18/11
No. 2707: This course consists of a one-day field trip and a three-day overnight camping trip, Both trips are mandatory. There will be a mandatory organizational meeting on September 13 at noon in E211.


GEOL 3 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE 4 Units

Introduction to the principles and processes of earth and space sciences emphasizing the structure and composition of the solid earth, oceans and atmosphere and Earth's place within the solar system. For students planning on becoming K-12 teachers, but open to all qualified students. Recommended enrollment in Geol 3F. No credit if taken after Geol 1 or Geol 12. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0561  8:40am-   Noon MW      LecLab  E211   SHADMAN E   
   #0747  1:00pm- 4:20pm MW      LecLab  E211   SHADMAN E   

GEOL 3F EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE FIELD LABORATORY 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Geol 3.
Field observation and interpretation of Geologic, Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Astronomic phenomena. Required four days of instructional trips (equal to 2 hours of trips each week). Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#0755                 TBA     LecLab  E211   SHADMAN E   
      2.6 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/18/11
No. 0755: There will be amandatory organizational meeting on Thursday, September 15, at noon in E211.


GEOL 12 PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Principles and practices of marine geology and physical oceanography. Plate tectonics and sea-floor spreading, oceanic volcanism and earthquakes. Study of man's use and misuse of the ocean: human needs vs. ecological limits. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#0573                                 ONLINE KOKOROWSKI H
No. 0573: There no campus meetings for this class, but students MUST contact Dr. Kokorowski via e-mail at hdkokorowski@pasadena.edu with you name and e-mail address, on or before August 29, by 8:00am, or you WILL BE DROPPED from the class. At that time you will receive your online information and login. The course must be completed by using Blackboard 9.1.

   #0197  8:40am-   Noon F       Lecture E211   LEYVA S     
   #2484 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture E211   WILBUR B    
   #0761  6:30pm- 9:50pm Tu      Lecture E211   PERSAUD P   

GEOL 12L PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY LABORATORY 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Geol 12.
Laboratory investigations of oceans, ocean basins and ocean margins. Oceanographic map and chart interpretations, rates of marine processes, ocean-atmosphere interactions, ocean structure and dynamics and coastal hazards. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#1161  1:00pm- 4:20pm Tu      LecLab  E211   ANDERSON C P
No. 1161: This course will include three all day Saturday fieldtrips.


GEOL 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Geol 1.
Faculty-guided student research; laboratory experiments and field investigations. Maximum credit 3 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1459                 TBA     I-S     U402   DOUGLASS D N
         3.4 Hours TBA per week

GEOL 22 THE AGE OF DINOSAURS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
The historical geology and paleobiology of the Mesozoic Era, including dinosaur origins, evolution, lifestyles, habitat and extinction. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1205  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture E211   WILBUR B    

GEOL 30E OWENS VALLEY - DEATH VALLEY 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Geol 1 or 3.
Field investigation of the regional geology in a national or international area of selected interest. Each course 2 units. Required instructional trips (an average of two hours each week). Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#0280                 TBA     LecLab  E203   WILBUR B    
      3.9 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/18/11
    &                 TBA             E203   WILBUR B    
This course will consist of an overnight two-day trip to and a five-day trip to Owens Valley and Death Valley. These trips will involve camping and strenous hiking. Students must attend a mandatory organizational meeting Thursday, September 8, at 5:00pm in E203. Schedule will be available in E215 after Aug. 29. For more information, contact Dr. Wilbur at bcwilbur@pasadena.edu or check Dr. Wilbur's website at http://faculty.pasadena.edu/bcwilbur/.


GEOL 40 GEOLOGICAL FIELD LABORATORY 1 Unit

Observation and interpretation of geologic phenomena in the field. Required four days of instructional trips. Recommended: a 1-99 lab science course. Maximum credit 3 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#1199                 TBA     LecLab  E119   WILBUR B    
      2.6 Hours TBA per week
      Short Term: 09/12/11-12/17/11
No. 1199: This is a companion course to GEOL 22 - The Age of Dinosaurs and will visit localities in California, Nevada and Utah over a four-day field trip which will involve camping and strenuous hiking.


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