Dec 01, 2020  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

EPS 2292 - Earth History Laboratory

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: IRW 0980  or appropriate placement score .
Pre- or corequisite: EPS 2201 .
This laboratory course works in concert with EPS 2201 to review the geological and biological processes that have operated on Earth for the last 4.6 billion years.  Through lab exercises, students will explore key concepts of geologic time and stratigraphy, gain a thorough introduction to fossils, the fossil record and the basic methods of paleontology, and learn the skills needed to analyze and interpret geologic maps.  Field trips will enhance understanding of how Earth history is interpreted from the geologic rock record.

  • 45 lab hours
  • Students not meeting the IRW 0980 prerequisite may elect to take CSE 1101  as a Pre- or Corequisite to this course.