GEOL 4024 Paleontology 3/2/4
Prerequisite: GEOL 1122 or BIOL 1107
A study of the classification, biology, distribution and diversity of major invertebrate animals with a fossil record. The course is designed to integrate modern biological concepts as applied to fossil organisms. Students will study fossil organisms to develop an understanding of the principles of evolution, stratigraphic correlation, and paleonecology.