Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

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G 298B
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. develop a geology research question by outlining a plausible research strategy and evaluating its feasibilityC. evaluate how a geology topic connects with current environmental and/or global change and/or sustainability concernsD. communicate the results of geology research effectively using maps and/or diagrams in written and/or oral formats.