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Utah Geology Field Camp

Dates: 6 May–14 June 2024
Application Deadline: 1 March 2024

Geological Field Methods, Geological Mapping, and Geologic Writing is the "capstone" course for the BS degree in Geology. To be successful in this course, students are expected to draw on the knowledge obtained from all of their geology classes. Students will use field observations and mapping to produce a synthesis report on the geologic history of the field area.

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Sam Hudson
S-337 ESC
(801) 422-4657


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Frequently Asked Questions
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Students will enroll in the following courses while on this program:

GEOL 420—Geological Field Methods (2 credit hours)
GEOL 421—Geological Mapping (2 credit hours)
GEOL 422—Geological Writing (2 credit hours)

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate full tuition (increased cost for graduate and non–Latter-day Saint students), housing when away from Provo, group transportation on field trips, and travel insurance.

Does not include meals.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Students are required to complete the following prerequisite courses:
GEOL 352—Petrology
GEOL 370—Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
GEOL 375—Structural Geology

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students will stay in Provo for much of the course. While away from Provo, students will camp or stay in hotels. Students are required to provide their own food.
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All in-state transportation will be paid for and arranged by the program.
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 1 March 2024
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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For questions, contact:

Sam Hudson
S-337 ESC
(801) 422-4657
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.