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GEOL 103

Earth Systems and the Environment

Fundamental earth/space science concepts. Emphasis on active learning and guided inquiry. Recommended for students preparing for multiple subject credential. GE Area: R Prerequisite: PHYS 001 or CHEM 030A, Passage of the Writing Skills Test (WST) or ENGL/LLD 100A with a C or better (C- not accepted), completion of Core General Education and upper division standing are prerequisites to all SJSU studies courses. Completion of, or co-registration in, 100W is strongly recommended. Note: Departmental consent required. All SJSU Studies courses require completion of the WST and upper division standing.

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General Education