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GEOL 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Environmental Geology
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: 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) 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



Academic Courses
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.

WECM 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.


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