2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog
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GEO 153 - Big Sky Geology: Montana Field Experience

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(Field version of Geology 151; offered in May/June). This course in geology is based in southwest Montana. Southwest Montana offers superb field exposures and is within driving distance of outstanding geological localities including Yellowstone National Park and Craters of the Moon National Monument. This course fulfills the physical science core requirement, and emphasizes outdoor, field-based investigation and learning. Students will be introduced to the breadth of geological study leading to responsible Christian appreciation and stewardship of Earth, including rocks and minerals, landforms and surficial processes, geological hazards, and natural resources. Field activities are an important part of each day and the field experience will complement morning lecture and lab activities. As a graded course, exams will cover lecture and text, and students will be required to complete lab assignments, construct a written field log, and choose a special field project. Course includes four evening sessions in April. Not open to students who have completed GEO 120 , GEO 151  or GEO 112 .



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