GEOL 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading 0093 or (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or (3) have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading standard.
Course Description: This course covers the earth as a habitat with special attention to the interrelationships between humans and the physical environment. Topics covered include: geologic factors in land use planning, hydrology, geologic hazards, waste disposal and pollution, conservation of earth''s natural
resources, climate, energy and geologic resource development, population dynamics, and related current issues in environmental geosciences. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0301035301
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.