Kent State University

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Contact Information
Contact:Dr. David Hacker
Address:Kent State University
Department of Geology
Kent , OH 44242-0001
Title:Director, Geology Summer Field Camp
Phone:(330) 672-78
Program Site
Program Type:Field Experience
Location:Black Hills, South Dakota
Dates Offered:Summer
Number of Weeks:Summer 2016: June 13- July 16
Credit Hours:6
Plan:A or B
Additional Program Information
About The Program: The Black Hills present an unrivaled opportunity for geologic studies. Students examine a wide variety of rocks, geologic structures, geomorphic features, and mineral deposits. Geologic mapping and interpretation is strongly emphasized and the instruction includes field and surveying techniques, and mapping on aerial photographs and topographic base maps. Some field exercises take place in the Powder River Basin and Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, and Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

Program Requirements: PREREQUISITES Earth Materials I, Earth Materials II, and Structural Geology www.kent.edu/geology/summer-field-camp

Program Costs: Student Category Tuition Room, Board, Maintenance, Camping Fees, Round Trip Transportation (Kent to Black Hills) Undergraduate Ohio Resident $2,736.00 $1,930.00 Undergraduate Out-of-State $4,908.00 $1,930.00

Access Types
  • Direct: student may apply and go directly to the study abroad site from the home campus if approved
  • Competitive: not all eligible applicants will have the opportunity to participate