Course Details

ENTS 307: Wilderness Field Studies: Grand Canyon

This course is the second half of a two-course sequence focused on the study of wilderness in American society and culture. The course will begin with an Off-Campus Studies program at Grand Canyon National Park, where we will learn about the natural and human history of the Grand Canyon region, examine contemporary issues facing the park, meet with officials from the National Park Service and other local experts, conduct research, and experience the park through hiking and camping. The course will culminate in spring term with the completion and presentation of a major research project. Prerequisite: History 306 and Acceptance in Wilderness Studies at the Grand Canyon OCS program
6 credits; HI, WR2, IDS; Offered Spring 2022; G. Vrtis