GEL1010 Historical Geology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Olugbenga Ige

Course Description:

Historical Geology explores the nature and formation of the geologic column. This course will describe the fossils and deposits that correlate with different parts of the rock record, as well as the processes that may have produced those deposits. Multiple interpretations of historical geologic events will be evaluated and discussed.Prerequisites: Physical Geology

How This Course Benefits Students:

This in-depth study of the geologic column will equip students with a deeper knowledge of issues regarding earth history. An understanding of the rock record and associated nomenclature will be essential for those who may need to interpret geologic maps and literature as part of their profession.

Why This Course Is Important:

Questions related to origins and earth history have become increasingly relevant in our naturalistic age, and many of these are derived from geology. Christian students need to be able to discern these issues so that they can appropriately guide others in their vocation.