The course is a formal introduction to field identification, geological mapping, cross-section construction, and stratigraphic measurement conducted in the region (north Texas, southern Oklahoma). This course will provide additional preparation for GEOS 3836 - Field Geology, as well as foster important problem-solving skills. The class introduces students to orienteering and collecting field observations on lithology, stratigraphy, and structural attitudes. Students will analyze data, and prepare geologic maps and cross sections. Students will evaluate and compare settings within the region.