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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Associate in Science: Geological Science: Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the basic concepts and principles of physical and historical geology, including: the internal and external processes that shape and form the Earth the materials of the Earth, Geologic Time and Dating Methods Ecology, Evolution, Extinction and the Fossil Record.
  2. Apply the principles of the scientific method and geologic concepts to identify minerals, rocks and fossils interpret rocks and fossils interpret geologic maps, cross sections and stratigraphic columns analyze geologic and paleontologic data.