Syllabus Hist Geo 2009-3 - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY CORPUS...

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GEOLOGY 1404 – HISTORICAL GEOLOGY SPRING SEMESTER 2009 Dr. TANIA-MARIA ANDERS – OFFICE: CS 202 Phone: 825-3755 Email: [email protected] Office hours : Mondays and Wednesdays 09:00 –10:00 a.m. or by appointment. Text th ed. Class Time and Place : Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 – 10:50 a.m., CI 138. Lab Time and Place : 1404-101: Monday 11:00-01:00 p.m., CI 214 (Diana Del Angel) 1404-102: Monday 03:00 – 05:00 p.m., CI 214 (Diana Del Angel) 1404-103: Tuesday 11:00-01:00 p.m., CI 214 (Felischa Cullins) 1404-104: Wednesday 03:00 – 05:00 p.m. CI 214 (Boris Radosavljevic) 1404-105: Wednesday 11:00 – 01:00 p.m. CI 214 (Felischa Cullins) 1404-106: Thursday 03:00 – 05:00 p.m. CI 214 (CANCELLED) 1404-107: Thursday 05:00 – 07:00 p.m. CI 214 (Boris Radosavljevic) Contact Information TA’s : Felischa Cullins [email protected] Diana Del Angel [email protected] Boris Radosavljevic [email protected] Office hours TA’s: ________________, or by appointment. Room: CI 214 Course Description Geology 1404 is an introduction to the study of the history of Earth and life through time. After a brief review of basic geological principles, the course will provide an overview of geologic time, origin of the Universe and Earth, radiometric dating, fossils, evolution, and changes in the form and distribution of the Earth’s continents and oceans. The geologic and life history of North America and other parts of the world will be discussed in the second half of the semester. The course will close with an introduction to human evolution and global climate change. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, you should have obtained a good understanding of the evolution of Earth through time, including changing locations of continents, climate changes, as well as major organism groups, be familiar with the principles of geologic age determination and the geologic time scale, have gained insight into the scientific methodology of the Earth Sciences. Special Needs The Geology Program complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act in making reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Disability Service Office (located in Driftwood 101) at (361) 825-5816. It is important that you contact them in a timely fashion as it may take several days to review requests and prepare accommodations. If you are a returning veteran and are experiencing cognitive and /or physical access issues in
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course GEOL 2413 taught by Professor Moody during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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Syllabus Hist Geo 2009-3 - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY CORPUS...

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