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Ardmore, OK


Geological Engineering Design
Field Camp 1

G E 301

  • Credit hours: 3
  • Instructors:
    Dr. Terry Panhorst, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
    Dr. Lou Zachos, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Dates: June 3-12, 2014
  • Cost: $1,235 plus tuition

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.

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
  • Examine road cuts and outcrops in the region
  • Construct geologic maps and geologic illustrations from collected field data
  • Experience geological mapping and construction of relevant geological illustrations from the data collected
  • Explore the stratigraphy of Southern Oklahoma


Students will travel to Southern Oklahoma near the city of Ardmore.

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 3-12.


Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Oklahoma. Ground transportation and shared accommodations at an area college will be provided.


Program cost is $1,235 plus tuition (non-resident students will receive a credit 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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