FAQs about the Italy field course history
Maximum number of students per course - 15
Average number of students per year - 11
Course was first offered in 1996.
Number of universities represented by students through 2004 - 36
Chance of making grade of A- or higher ---- 1 in 10
Length of course and hours of academic credit - nearly six weeks and 6 semester hours credit
Course normally started in late May and ended in early July.
Average tution through 2004 - NC residents $480; non-NC residents $600
Average program cost excluding tuition and airfare - $2800
Average round-trip airfare between U.S. and Italy was- $800
Number of days of instruction per week during course - 6
Total number of projects - 12, ranging from 0.5 days to 6 days long
Number of geologic mapping projects - 5 (3, 6 day projects; 1, 4 day project; 1, 1 day project)
Elevations of projects range from 300 m to 2500 m+ above sea level
Staff- Director: Fred Webb, Jr. Professors: Lucio D'Alberto, Ken McKinney, Laura Mallard, and Loren Raymond. Teaching assistants: Philip Ong and Lauren Hassler. Cooks: Marg McKinney, Ken McKinney, and Susan Powers.
Links below will take you to some of our scrapbook photos. More pictures and narrative will be added in the future. If you are a former field camp student and want to contribute photos to this site, please contact me.
The City of Feltre, Field Camp, and Location Maps Landscapes and Outcrops in Field Areas People
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This site was last updated on 04 February 2007