Course Content and Outcome Guide for G 298A Effective Fall 2015

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G 298A
Course Title:
Geology Independent Study
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Course Description

Provides an opportunity to work independently on an individualized area of study within geology under the sponsorship of geology faculty. Instructor permission. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:A. use the scientific method to research a geology topic with the guidance of a mentor.B. explicate a geology topic so that it can be effectively researched in the scientific literatureC. conduct a search of the scientific literature to investigate an earth science topicD. evaluate how a geology topic connects with current environmental and/or global change and/or sustainability concernsE. communicate the results of geology research effectively using maps and/or diagrams inwritten and/or oral formats.