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Geological Engineering Design Field Camp 1 – Section 2

POL 398/BUS 400

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Instructors:
    Dr. Terry Panhorst, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
    Dr. Louis Zachos, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Dates: June 15-26, 2015
  • Cost: $1,235 plus tuition       
  • Application deadline: April 6

Itinerary subject to change. Please verify specific dates with instructor and confirm that the course has adequate enrollment to make before making travel arrangements.

To Register

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Students will:

  • Students will learn the use of the Brunton compass for measuring and orienting in the field
  • Measure and describe stratigraphic sections while in the field
  • Experience geological mapping and construction of relevant geological illustrations from the data collected
  • Explore Southern Oklahoma


Students will be based at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.

Who should go?

This program is a required class for all students in the B.S. degrees of both Geology and Geological Engineering. Students must have successfully completed GEOL 222 (or GEOL 225) and GEOL 314. 


The trip will take place June 15-26. Students should arrive on June 15 in order to begin the field camp on the morning of June 16.


Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Oklahoma. Ground transportation and shared accommodations in Oklahoma will be provided.


Program cost is $1,235 plus tuition (non-resident students not part of the Academic Common Market will receive a scholarship for the non-resident fee). Included in the cost are housing, group ground transportation, meals, selected course materials, tours, and admission fees. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, tuition, travel expenses to/from Oklahoma, and personal spending money.


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