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Course Content and Outcome Guide for G 200B

Course Number:
G 200B
Course Title:
Geology Field Studies
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
80
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$24.00

Course Description

Introduces basic concepts in geology through field experience. Includes both lecture and field components. Content varies based on site location. Prior geology experience recommended. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completing this course, students should be able to:A. appreciate the geologic history of a field area by combining site specific content knowledgewith moderate first?hand exposure to the site itselfB. use field research equipment to collect scientifically valid observations and dataC. connect current environmental and/or land use concerns affecting the study area to the geologic history of the study areaD. communicate geologic concepts effectively using maps and diagrams in written and/or oral formats.