Geology & Geophysics
Mines & Earth Sciences
Undergraduate projects (with faculty supervision and mentorship) in sedimentary geology typically emphasize Utah geology and analog to Mars (planetary geology). Project can be tailored to student interests and experience.
Volunteer; Earn independent study credit; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis
Student role may involve both field and analytical studies.
Students learn to read and interpret the landscape around them, and can apply many concepts to other areas and terrains.
Project duration is typically 1 year (~10 hrs/week).
Minimum requirements are geology major, and preference for minimum completion of earth materials sequence, and concurrent sed/strat. Students should have 3.0 GPA or higher.