[2 credit(s)] Prerequisite: GEO 100 and a declared geology major. Corequisite: Students must be concurrently enrolled in a 300- or 400 - level geology course. This course is designed to develop the writing and oral presentation skills of students through assigned projects and in-class activities. Students will write conceptual (review or theoretical) papers according to a standard format. A substantial written report is one of the requirements. The 300/400 level Geology course instructor, in consultation with the student, will determine the topic of the written report.