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  • Locations: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, United States; Dubois, WY, United States; Henry's Lake State Park, United States; Jackson Hole, WY, United States; Sun Canyon, Montanta, United States;
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Course(s) Available In: Geology Program Type: Faculty-Led
Study Abroad Advisor: Lynn Butler
Program Description:
Miami University Faculty-led Study Abroad

Miami University Faculty-led Study Abroad Workshop
Field Geology
Offered by Miami Faculty, Dr. Brian Currie
Questions? Email the director at


 Just the Basics
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Tentative Travel Dates Summer 2019: 06/05/2019-07/14/2019

Location: US: Wyoming, Montana, Idaho

Course(s):  GLG 411 (6 credits) or  GLG 511 (6 credits) 

Tell Me More...
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The course emphasizes field methods and mapping using the spectacular geologic settings in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.  Study localities including the Snake River Plain, Yellowstone, Teton, Wind River, Washakie Mountains, and Sawtooth Range.  The first and last weeks are spent at a variety of locations in the northern Rocky Mountains, with the middle three weeks based out of Timberline Ranch, 15 miles NW of Dubois, WY and 70 miles NEW of Jackson, WY.  


Is this Right for Me?
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The course(s) in this program are best used for the following degree requirements. But, always check with your academic advisor to see how the course(s) can work for you!

  • Major/Minor
  • Capstone

Health and Safety Considerations:

  • Students are encouraged to review recommendations made by the Center for Disease Control's Travel Website, as well as the resources outlined by International SOS.

Program Admissions Criteria: All programs require a minimum of a 2.25 cumulative GPA. Some programs may require a higher GPA.

  • Course Pre-Requisites
  • Disciplinary History
  • GPA


What's it Going to Cost?
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Miami University faculty-led study abroad and away workshops have three cost components: tuition/admin fee, program fee and out-of-pocket expenses. The full cost of participation is the total of the costs below.
Tuition and Admin fee + Program fee + Out of pocket expenses = Total cost


**Workshops are exempt from the Tuition Promise** Amount Due by:
Ohio Resident per credit hour $549.20 Charged to Bursar bill
Non-Resident per credit hour* $936.30 Charged to Bursar bill
Ohio Resident per credit hour $536.21 Charged to Bursar bill
Non-Resident per credit hour* $898.48 Charged to Bursar bill

* This rate reflects a discounted tuition rate approved for non-Ohio residents participating in this study abroad/away program. This discount is considered a waiver.  Per University policy, only one tuition waiver can be applied to an individual student per term, but the highest waiver rate will be automatically applied. 

An explanation of how tuition charges will appear on your bursar bill is available at

Summer Term Tuition Refund Policy
You must officially withdraw from a credit workshop registration by  4:30 p.m. on the business day before the start of the workshop to receive a tuition refund. Workshop administrative fees and program fees are non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled by Miami University. Failure to attend, non-payment, or contacting the workshop director is insufficient notice. To officially withdraw from a workshop, you must contact Global Initiatives, 214 MacMillan Hall,, (513)529-8600.

ADMINISTRATIVE FEE $175.00 Charged to Bursar bill
Administrative Fee Refund Policy
The $175 administrative fee is charged upon course registration and is non-refundable.
2019 PROGRAM FEE $2000  
DEPOSIT $250 due upon acceptance and no later than 03/01/2019
BALANCE $1750 due no later than 04/01/2019
Program fee includes housing, some meals and ground transportation.

Program Fee Refund Policy
The program deposit and the refund policy is set by the director. The full fee is non-refundable.

Additional Anticipated Expenses $800 Out-of-pocket
Additional Anticipated Expenses include airfare (optional, ~$600) to Jackson, WY, and additional meals (estimated at ~$200).

All fees are subject to change without notice

All summer session courses and credit workshops are enrollment contingent, and are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.


Brian Currie
118 Shideler Hall
(513) 529-7578

Miami Faculty-led Study Abroad
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This program is currently not accepting applications.