Current courses are listed below. Follow the links to University catalogue pages with details. For all University of Alberta palaeontology courses, click here.


PALEO 400: Paleontology Field School


Designed by M. Rhodes (2022).

The vertebrate palaeontology field school (PALEO 400) teaches a limited number of undergraduate students the techniques of fossil collection, curation, and analysis. Please note that the course comprises two parts: a field component that occurs in the spring followed by a research project that extends into the fall term.

Further details for the 2022 course are in the poster (click to open PDF in a new tab).



PALEO 200: Introduction to Dinosaurs in the Fossil Record

PALEO 201: Dinosaurs in the Fossil Record

PALEO 204: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds

PALEO 400: Paleontology Field School

PALEO 419: Paleobiology of the Vertebrates II



Research Project Courses (page includes a link to each course)

Research Certificate in Science



Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology


Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) also available for University of Alberta course credit. Posted by University of Alberta on August 6, 2013.