Geologic Field Experience

Required for the B.S. in Geosciences:

Students completing the B.S. degree in Geosciences are required to take a departmentally approved field camp from another college or university (minimum of 4 semester credit hours). Students would normally take this during the summer, after their junior year or after their senior year depending upon their level of preparation. This field experience may be a traditional field geology course or a field based course in Hydrology, Environmental Geology or Geophysics, etc. Students must have approval of the department chair before enrolling in the Field Experience.

Recommended for the B.A. in Geosciences:

Students completing the B.A. degree in Geosciences are recommended to take a departmentally approved field camp from another college or university. Students would normally take this during the summer, after their junior year or after their senior year depending upon their level of preparation.

Idaho State 2007 students
Two PLU Geoscience students attended field camp through Idaho State University in the summer of 2007.

This field experience may be a traditional field geology course or a field based course in Hydrology, Environmental Geology or Geophysics, etc. Students must have approval of the department chair before enrolling in the Field Experience.

Field Camp Opportunities

Our students have attended field camps all over the country (and world). Use this link to access an extensive list of field camp courses offered in the US and abroad. Many of the links give information about location, time and cost of attending field camp.