Application & Prerequisite Requirements

Prerequisite Requirements


Students typically enroll in field camps between their Junior and Senior years. All students are required to have completed coursework that covers content traditionally found in the following subjects prior to enrolling in the Wilkes Geology field camp:

  • Physical Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Structural Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy

Students must have received a 2.0 (C) or better in all prerequisite courses. If you do not meet one or more of these prerequisites please include a statement in your application that describes other course work that is a potential substitute.

Upon acceptance into the camp, students will be required to submit an official transcript and completed Wilkes visiting student application for the registrar’s records by May 30, 2020.