Course Content and Outcome Guide for G 298A

Course Number:
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.

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.