Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


GGY-203 - Physical Geology (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This is a course for both science and non-science majors. A systematic study of the physical and historical aspects of the earth including materials of the earth's crust and processes acting upon and beneath the earth's surface. Topics include but are not limited to: minerals, rocks, weathering and mountain building processes, running water, glaciers, earthquakes and volcanoes. Field trips and laboratory work are included.


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