Dec 06, 2022  
2020-2021 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 410 Field Geology

Credits: (0-6) 6

This five-week course focuses on the instruction and practice in the use of surveying instruments and aerial photographs for the purpose of completing small and intermediate-scale geologic maps, structure sections, and structure contour maps of Precambrian matasediments, Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks, and Tertiary intrusions within designated areas of the Black Hills region. A written geologic report will accompany the maps and sections conducted for five weeks during the summer in the northern Black Hills. Field equipment will be furnished by the department. Arrangements for transportation, room and board are made through the Black Hills Natural Sciences Field Station.

Prerequisites: GEOL 322/322L  and GEOL 323L  both with a grade of “C” or higher
Notes: A grade of “C” or better is required for graduation with a Geology BS

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