Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Field School

Geology 4161 Field School
Geology majors are required to complete a two- to three-week field program totalling about 150 hours. The normal time for this course is during late August to early September after completion of the third year of Geology courses. Location of the project areas may vary from year to year, but, generally regions adjacent to Lake Superior are visited. The students will be exposed to a variety of field techniques in diverse geological settings and will be required to formalize field observations in geological reports.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment restricted to geology majors except where special permission of the Chair of the Department is granted.*
Notes: *Students meeting the above requirements may only participate after satisfactory completion of the third year of their program or equivalent preparation. Students are required to complete the St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid course or the approved equivalent (at the student's own expense) prior to registering in this class. An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences