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  • Locations: Rapid City, SD, United States;
  • Program Terms: Summer
Program Description:
Wheaton in the Black Hills
 
Students can complete General Education requirements in the Black Hills with courses over four or eight weeks of study. The mountain geology of the Black Hills give students an extraordinary opportunity to study dynamic earth processes, rocks, minerals and fossils. Clear, dark night skies reveal near and deep space objects, as seen through high-power telescopes. The national forests and parks of the Black Hills, as well as municipal Rapid City, provide venues for the study of environmental issues and man’s role and responsibility in the stewardship of natural resources. All courses include many day trips off-campus and some overnight camping trips to remote locations.

Summer 2019 Course Offerings
Students may select a single course for each session. Students can attend for one session, earning 4 credits, OR both sessions, earning 8 credits.

Course Options - First Session: June 3 - 28
GEOL 201: Exploring the Dynamic Earth (SP)
CORE 325: Nature, Environment, and Society (SIP, AIS)
BIOL 242 Diversity of Life: An Introduction to Zoology and Botany

Course Options - Second Session: July 1 - 26
PHYS 305: Dakota Skies (SP)
ENVR 315: Nature, Environment, and Society (SIP, HNGR Certificate elective)
BIOL 243: Processes of Life - Ecology and Evolution


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