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Geological Engineering Design
Section 1

G E 301

  • Credit hours: 3
  • Instructors:
    Dr. Louis Zachos, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
    Dr. Jennifer Gifford, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Dates: May 30 – June 10, 2016
  • Course Fee: $1,235 plus tuition        
  • Application deadline: April 5, 2016

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 May 30-June 10, 2016. Students should arrive on May 30 in order to begin the field camp on May 31.


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


Program cost is $1,235 plus tuition (non-resident students not eligible for the Academic Common Market will receive a scholarship for the non-resident fee**). Included in the cost are housing, group ground transportation in Oklahoma, 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.

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

*Itinerary subject to change.

**Students who have lost eligibility for ACM due to academic standing will NOT be eligible for the Study USA non-resident fee scholarship.


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