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Directed Study
DIRECTED STUDY
CLASS CODE: GEOL 290 CREDITS:  1 - 3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: GEOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Faculty student consultation will determine a special area of study and/or research problems that will give students greater preparation for advanced work in geology and related fields. Term of enrollment, credit, and other details will be arranged with instructor.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This is not a standard lecture course. Students are expected to be motivated enough to carry out work on their own. They will, however, have considerable opportunity to work with their faculty advisor on a one to one basis and will receive all the instruction necessary to complete his chosen project. Faculty student consultation will determine a special area of study and/or research problems that will give students greater preparation for advanced work in geology and related fields. Terms of enrollment, credit, and other details will be arranged with instructor.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Have an opportuity to become involved in individual research projects to obtain a more realistic idea of what type of work a profession in the physical sciences entails.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Through consultation, the student and their faculty advisor will determine the nature and scope of the project, the schedule, and the credit to be earned.
2. The student, with appropriate input and instruction from their advisor will complete the required work which may entail library research, field or lab research, or class instruction.
3. At the completion of the project the student will be evaluated on the basis of examination, oral and/or written reports depending on requirements established in (1) above.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1982