PALN 110 - General Paleontology

PALN 110 General Paleontology

The origin and evolution of the planet and life onearth 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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 or B2), UC (IGETC Area 5A or 5B)
C-ID: GEOL 110
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College of San Mateo

Department: Paleontology

Number of Units: 3

This description is for the Fall 2022 term