A weekend field trip is usually offered in conjunction with the primary upper-level geology course sequence: Earth Materials-Sedimentary Geology-Structural Geology. These overnight trips are usually run every semester and all geoscience students are welcome to attend. The cost for the trips is usually nominal or free and is partly subsidized by the Department of Physical Sciences.
Nearly all geology courses include local day trips and field projects completed during lab exercises. In addition, GEOL 404 (Field Geology) is taught for 4-5 weeks in the field in northern New Mexico and central Colorado.Examples of past weekend field trips include:
This page updated 10/11/03