Dixie State College of Utah
Utilizing field experiences to create student interest in the geosciences. part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges:Workforce, Transfer, and Careers:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Dixie State College of Utah is located in Southern Utah at the border of the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range. We utilize this setting to give geologic field experiences to approximately 600 students a year. Field trips are required in all geology courses and range from local 6‐hour trips to 5‐day trips to the National Parks.