- Tanzania, Africa
- Days and Times
- May 16 - June 22 (6 CR.)
- Course Description
During this intensive field course, you'll learn the fundamentals of geological processes and develop skills in fossil and archaeological exploration by receiving first-hand field experience. You will have the opportunity to conduct field experiments such as measuring stratigraphic sections, stone knapping, and bone taphonomy. The program includes two multiple-day field trips and two single-day field trips to places such as the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano and the Ngorongoro Crater.
Instructor: Jackson Njau, Earth and Atomspheric Sciences
Includes academic fees, housing, some meals, excursions, and health insurance. Student is responsible for flights, personal expenses, and vacation travel.
$6,260 resident; $10,638 non-resident. $1000 and $2000 scholarships are awarded to successful applicants
Students must have 3.0 GPA and at least one introductory course in geology, anthropology, archaeology, or related field in paleoanthropology.