Course Descriptions for GEOL 1403
GEOL 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Recommended: One of the following must be met: (1) DREA 0093 or (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or (3) have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading. College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This course is for science and non-science majors. It is an integrated study of earth materials and processes and interactions between solid earth, oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere. Included is an introduction to plate tectonic theory, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, geomorphology, and the earth's setting in space. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4006015403
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Current)
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.