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GEO 3110 - Paleontology

3 Credit(s)

Principles of paleontology including the description/classification of fossils and the uses of paleontologic data. Introduction to the ten phyla of fossilized invertebrate animals and methods used to distinguish fossilized organisms based upon preserved hard parts. Fossilized organisms are related to their paleoecological setting and stratigraphic position. Three lectures per week. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0 or above) must be earned in this course before it can be counted in a physical science major or minor or as a prerequisite for any other course. (Spring even years)

Co-requisite: GEO 3115 
Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C (2.0 or above) in GEO 1220 /GEO 1225 ; zoology or botany desirable, but not required and admission to the program
General Education Course: No



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