PH177 – Introduction to Geology

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Physical Science
Fall 2023, Fall 2023: Term 1: August 14 -December 1, 2023, Fall 2023: Term 3: September 11 -December 1, 2023, Summer 2023, Summer 2023 Term 1: May 15 - August 4

PH177 Introduction to Geology This course will introduce students to the study of the earth, its processes and materials. It is designed to be for non-science majors as well as students that need an introductory course before starting a program of study requiring several semesters of science. Students will complete a lab in this course as part of the course requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Required Text

  • Please visit our Book Store page linked to find the learning materials required for your course(s) by semester:

  • Additional Required Lab Materials:  PH177 also requires “The Introductory Physical Geology Laboratory Kit & Manual” for the lab component of the course. This is a separate purchase and is located on our Book Store page by semester:

PH177 Introduction to Geology is equivalent to

  • Dodge City Community College – PH177 Introduction to Geology
  • Pratt Community College – PSC177 Introduction to Geology
  • Seward County Community College – PS1775 Introduction to Geology

Please contact your school counselor if you have a question about the equivalency for this course.