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GLG 1311 Ohio Field Geology

Hands-on experience during several Saturday, day-long field trips to different locations in Ohio. Field activities are meant to mimic what field geologists do. Use of on-site observations to interpret and understand the building of the Appalachian Mountains and the geological development of Ohio. Two lab hours in the field per week. Course offered during 8-week B-term. Open to undergraduate and graduate students with or pursuing degrees in geology, and K-12 science educators with or working toward Master Science Teaching (MST). GLG 1201/1211 may be taken concurrently to meet prerequisite.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Geology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: GLG 1101 AND GLG 1201 


  • Discuss the origin, importance, location and use of natural resources in Ohio. Examine some of the consequences of extraction and evaluate the potential for natural hazards by area.
  • Recognize features and patterns; integrate information and make valid interpretations.
  • Integrate direct observations from the field with prerequisite knowledge and experience to interpret the building of the Appalachian Mountains and the geologic development of Ohio.

Credit Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2