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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 470
Title Field Geology I
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites GLS102 or GLS201 and one other upper division (200-300-400) Geology course or permission of the Department Chairperson


This course covers the application of geological field methods including mapping, structural interpretation, surveying, and stratigraphic section measurement and interpretation to the production of geological maps. Several projects stress environmental applications. This course is field based and requires the student to work outdoors at various sites in the Northeast and the Yellowstone Plateau in Montana/Wyoming. Transportation to and from the field areas is provided, additional fee required for field expenses. This course is offered only through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Repeatable for credit to a maximum of six credits.