Course description

Geology of Mount Shasta introduces the tectonic setting, eruptive history and potential hazards of Mount Shasta during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore volcanic and glacial features on the flanks of this massive stratovolcano which studies indicate has produced at least three major eruptions during the past 10,000 years.

Course status

Course format

Geology of Mount Shasta (GEOL 0800) is a non-degree-applicable credit course that is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format.