B.S. Degree in Geosciences {17-18} - Field Geology

Course Code
GEOS 450  Credits
Title Field Geology 
Prerequisite GEOS 315 GEOS 302 GEOS 303 GEOS 370 GEOS 115 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is a three week course that will be offered during the summer. Students will be exposed to the basics of geologic reconnaissance, measurement of stratigraphic sections, mapping on aerial photographs and topographic maps, and construction of structure sections. The course will also introduce students to the regional geomorphology, stratigraphy, and structure through South Dakota, the Black Hills, Wyoming, Montana, Yellowstone Park, and Theodore Roosevelt Park. An additional fee will be assessed to students to cover the cost of lodging, food, and transportation.