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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Geological Engineering Design
Field Camp 2

GE 401

  • Credit hours: 3
  • Instructors:
    Dr. Robert M. Holt, Associate Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
    Dr. Dennis Powers, Visiting Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Dates: July 27-August 10, 2014
  • Cost: $1,435 plus tuition

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

Students will:

  • Learn advanced applications of geological engineering field instruments and techniques
  • Enhance geologic observation and interpretation skills
  • Prepare geologic and engineering reports, maps, and figures
  • Work on geologic engineering mapping exercises on topics like hydrology, environmental applications, hazards engineering, and more
  • Explore the historic and unique town of Santa Fe


Students will spend two weeks in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Who should go?

This program is for geology and geological engineering majors. Students must have successfully completed GE 301, GEOL 303, GEOL 305, and ENGR 340.


Students will travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico, on July 27 and depart on August 10.


Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Santa Fe. Group transportations and shared accommodations will be provided.


Program cost is $1,435 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 New Mexico, and personal spending money.


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