WVC Natural History of California Course Web Page
Geology 3 (A, B, C, D) is a lecture/lab course worth 2 units.
The course covers the natural history of specific regions in California with emphasis on
geology and should be taken concurrently with Biology 13. This field geology laboratory sequence
illustrates topics covered in course Geology 1A, Geology 1B, Geology 10, and Geology 15 as well as
biology courses Biology 10, Biology 12, Biology 14, Biology 24, Biology 42, and Biology 49.
This is a field-oriented course and will have nominal instructional meetings per week followed
by a six-day field trip/camp. The instructional meetings will serve to introduce the use of topographic and geologic maps in the field
as well as background on the specific focus region of the trip. Biology 13 portion of the course will focus on the botany and zoology of the specific
regions with emphasis on ecology. Trip locations will differ from summer to summer
(Cascade and Modoc Volcanoes; Sierra Nevada Foothills and Yosemite; Lake Tahoe and High Sierra; Eastern Sierra
Nevada; San Francisco Bay, Coast Ranges and San Andreas Fault; Los Angeles and Transverse Ranges; Death Valley
and Mohave Desert; Peninsula Ranges, Anza Borrego Desert, and Imperial Valley; Baja California Sur,
Baja California Norte). This course may be taken multiple times.
A fee will be charged.
On this Web Site you can find the following items:
Geology Faculty | Description of Courses
College Schedule of Classes
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