PALN 111 - Paleontology Lab/Field Studies

PALN 111 Paleontology Laboratory/Field Studies

Optional introductory paleontology laboratorycourse designed to be taken concurrently with or following PALN 110. Laboratory exercises in dating methods, fossil preservation, rock, fossil and ecosystem identification and interpretation, stratigraphic correlation, natural selection and extinction processes, fossil collection and preparation. Field trips to depositional/ecological environments and fossil sites required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PALN 110.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)
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College of San Mateo

Department: Paleontology

Number of Units: 1

This description is for the Spring 2022 term