Topics covered in lecture:
Basics of paleontology
The fossil record of life (integrated with lab)
Interpreting the fossil record
Labs may include the following topics:
The course will have 2 hours of lecture and 4 hours of lab every week.
|Lecture homework assignments||0-10%|
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the table above.
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
Students should consult the bookstore for the latest required course materials, including textbook.
Prothero, D.R. 2013. Bringing fossils to life: an introduction to paleobiology, 2nd. edition. Columbia University Press, New York. Or equivalent.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Alexander College (ALEX)||ALEX SOSC 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Athabasca University (AU)||AU GEOL 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU SCEL 2XX (4)||2017/01/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||No credit||2016/05/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GEOL 2XXX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC GEO 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Northern Lights College (NLC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC EESC 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU EASC 310 (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GEOL 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO EESC 121 (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV EOSC 222 (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC BIOL 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GEOG 2XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC EOS 330 (1.5)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Community College (VCC)||No credit||2017/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU GEOL 112 (4)||2017/09/01 to -|