PALN 110  - General Paleontology


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.

Description: The origin and evolution of the planet and life on earth through the past 4.6 billion years. Includes the study of fossils, rocks, geologic time, dating methods, evolution by natural selection, modern and ancient ecosystems, plate tectonics, speciation and mass extinction. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B1 or B2, UC: Area 5A or 5B) (C-ID GEOL 110)


College of San Mateo Department: Paleontology Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Spring 2018 term