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PALN 111 Paleontology Laboratory/Field Studies

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Optional introductory paleontology laboratory course designed to be taken concurrently with or following PALN 110. Laboratory exercises in dating methods, fossil preservation, rock, fossil and ecosystem identification and interpretation, stratigraphic correlation, natural selection and extinction processes, fossil collection and preparation. Field trips to depositional/ecological environments and fossil sites required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PALN 110.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)