Jul 25-Jul 31, 2015
Credit: 2 graduate
Tuition & Fees: $877.00
Instructor(s): Richard Diecchio
Course DescriptionThis field course will focus on the geomorphology and history of glaciers, stratigraphy and the history preserved in the strata, structural geology and tectonic history, and other geo-topics as revealed by the wonderful outdoor laboratory in the vicinity of Glacier National Park. Daily hiking, tent camping and outdoor cooking will be the expectation.
Physical fitness requirements:
In order to study the field geology of Glacier National Park, this course will involve very strenuous outdoor physical activity. Students are expected to hike several miles at high elevations in rough, rocky, mountainous terrain in order to accomplish course goals, namely hands-on field experience with geologic observations and interpretations. To assure that all students will have the full benefit of the program, please contact the MSSE Office before signing up for this class if you have concerns about the required physical fitness level and your ability to meet the expectations of this course. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, please contact the MSSE Office.
Recommended field equipment:
Time Commitment: 10-12 hrs/day
Meeting Place and Times
Welcome BBQ on Saturday the 25th at 6:00 pm;
Instructor(s)Richard Diecchio, PhD. Dr. Diecchio is a Professor of Geology at George Mason University.
PrerequisitesRestricted Entry for Science Educators; must be in very good physical and cardiovascular condition; graduate standing.
Tuition and Fees
A $30 registration fee is also charged once per semester.
The costs above assume that you are taking only MSU Extended University courses during the semester that the course is offered. If you also registered for courses through the MSU Registrar, the regular MSU fee structure may apply.
A $40 late fee will be assessed if payment is not posted to your account by 3 pm (Mountain Time) of the course start date (or the business day before if the course starts on a weekend or a holiday).
To learn more about tuition and fees, please see the University Business Services' Student Accounts Web page.
For More Information
contact Diana Paterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-994-5679.
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