Introduction to Physical Geology

Alternate Tuesdays • 12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m. • Auditorium

January 23 • February 6, 20 • March 5, 19 • April 9

Upon completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of major rock groups, geologic processes, and structures using examples from the Orange County area. We will cover Plate Tectonics, Rock Cycles, Faults and Folds and Earthquakes. There is one field trip that includes light walking.

There are two optional texts as well as various handouts.

Free E-Textbook:

Optional Textbook: Our Backyard Geology in Orange County, California by R. Lozinsky, 2016, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill Custom Publishers

Instructor: Richard Lozinsky                 Coordinator:   Ellie Monroe