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INSTITUTION INFORMATION

Dixie State University
Utah
Institution Liaison: Matthew Morin

Dixie State University Passport Block

The Passport Block listed here is for general information only. Students must see the institution's website http://www.dixie.edu for access to the official block.

 Dixie State University's General Education Mission Reflects the values, mission, and learning outcomes forwarded by the Interstate Passport project:

Dixie State University General Education Mission

The General Education program at Dixie State University develops citizen-scholars as it:

  • Fosters the development of knowledge across a broad range of liberal arts and sciences disciplines.
  • Provides students with the intellectual tools required to think critically and communicate effectively.
  • Equips students with the information literacy and quantitative reasoning skills that facilitate success in college and in life.
  • Challenges students to explore and appreciate diversity in a globalized world.
  • Encourages students to evaluate the responsibilities of citizenship.
  • Prepares students for life-long learning.

Dixie State University General Education Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Laboratory Science courses require oral presentations of scientific models to elucidate the logical implications of theory and then express those consequences in ways that permit testing of theoretical ideas constitute one quarter of all laboratory classes. 

Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Laboratory Science
Courses in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Laboratory Science
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 1015 General Biology Lab
BIOL 1105 General Botany Lab
BIOL 1615 Principles of Biology I Lab
CHEM 1015 Intro to Chemistry Lab
ENVS 2000R Field Exp: Environmental Sci
GEO 1015 Introduction to Geology Lab
GEO 1045 Intro to Dinosaurs Laboratory
GEO 1085 Intro to Oceanography Lab
GEO 2000R Applied Geologic Investigation of Grand Canyon, Zion, and Bryce National Parks
PHYS 1015 Elementary Physics Lab

Learning Opportunities in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences Laboratory Science
Required
The area is a GE Requirement of all students
    

Students are required to complete two courses: ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1010D and ENGL 2010.

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (3 hrs)
ENGL 1010D Intro to English (4 hrs)
ENGL 2010 Interim Writing Sel Topics

Students are required to complete one course from the list below.

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 1030 Quant Reasoning
MATH 1040 Intro to Statistics
MATH 1050 College Algebra/Pre-Calc
MATH 1060 Trigonometry
MATH 1080 Pre-Calc w/ Trigonometry
MATH 1100 Business Calculus
MATH 1210 Calculus I
MATH 1220 Calculus II
MATH 2210 Multivariable Calculus

The following courses in DSU's Life and Physical Sciences requirements articulate to the Passport Natural Science Learning Outcomes. 

 

Natural Sciences A
Courses in Natural Sciences A
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 1010 General Biology
BIOL 1010/1015 General Biology/LAB
BIOL 1100/1105 Gen Botany/LAB
BIOL 1610/1615 Principles of Bio I/LAB
BIOL 2400/2405 Plant Kingdom/LAB
NFS 1020 Sci Foundations Nutrition

Natural Sciences B
Courses in Natural Sciences B
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 1300 Evolution & Ecology
BIOL 2320/2325 Evol & Hum Anatomy/LAB
BIOL 2420/2425 Evol & Hum Physio/LAB

Physical Sciences
Courses in Physical Sciences
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 1010/1015 Intro to Chemistry/LAB
CHEM 1110/1115 Elem Gen/Org Chem/LAB
CHEM 1200 Prep for Gen Chemistry
CHEM 1210/1215 Principles of Chem I/LAB
ENVS 1010 Intro Environmental Sci
GEO 1010/1015 Intro to Geology/LAB
GEO 1020/1025 Life of the Past/LAB
GEO 1040/1045 Intro to Dinosaurs/LAB
GEO 1050/1055 Geology Nat'l Parks/LAB
GEO 1060 Intro to Environ Geology
GEO 1080/1085 Intro Oceanography/LAB
GEO 1110/1115 Physical Geology/LAB
GEOG 1000/1005 Physical Geography/LAB
GEOG 1020/1025 Intro to Weather/LAB
PHYS 1010/1015 Elementary Physics/LAB
PHYS 1040/1045 Elem Astronomy/LAB
PHYS 1360/1365 Prins Physical Sci/LAB
PHYS 2010/2015 College Physics I/LAB
PHYS 2210/2215 Phys/Sci/Engrs I/LAB

Students are required to complete course from the list below.

Human Cultures
Courses in Human Cultures
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 1010 Intro to Art
ARTH 2710 Art History I
ARTH 2720 Art History II
ANTH 1010 Cultural Anthropology
COMM 3190 Intercultural Communication
DANC 1010 Dance in Culture
EDUC 2400 Found Multicultural ESL
ENGL 2270 World Lit Before 1650
ENGL 2280 World Lit After 1650
ENGL 2335 MultiCult Child/YngAdult Lit
ENGL 3220 Multi-Ethnic American Lit
ENGL 3281 Maj World Auths Postcolonial
ENGL 3400 World Literature
ENVS 1010 Intro to Environ Science
FCS 1500 Human Develop Lifespan
FCS 2400 Family Relationships
GEOG 1000 Physical Geography
HIST 1500 World History to 1500
HIST 1510 World History Since 1500
HUM 1010 Humanities thru the Arts
HUM 1040 Non-Wstrn Human thru Arts
MUSC 1050 Intro to World Music
MUSC 1236 Survey of Jazz History
NURS 3300 Transcultural Nursing
PHIL 2600 World Religions: Topics
POLS 2100 Intro Internat'l Relations
POLS 2200 Intro Comparative Politics
PSY 1100 Human Dev thru Lifespan
PSY 2800 Hu Sexuality Div Society
SOC 1010 Intro to Sociology
SOC 1020 Social Problems
SOC 3370 Gender Contemp Society
SOC 3630 Sociol Racial/Ethnic Rels
THEA 3024 Diversity in Film

Students are required to complete one course from the list below.

Critical Thinking
Courses in Critical Thinking
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 2130 Intro Sci Fic & Futurism
ENGL 2200 Introduction to Literature
ENGL 2201 Literature & the Land
ENGL 2230 Introduction to Mythology
ENGL 2270 World Lit Before 1650
ENGL 2280 World Lit After 1650
ENGL 2330 Children's Literature
ENGL 2335 MultiCult Child/YngAdult Lit
ENGL 2400 American Lit Before 1865
ENGL 2410 American Lit After 1865
ENGL 2500 British Lit Before 1800
ENGL 2510 British Lit After 1800
ENGL 2600 Critical Into to Literature
HUM 1010 Humanities thru the Arts
HUM 1040 Non-Wstrn Hum thru Arts
PHIL 1000 Intro to Philosophy
PHIL 1120 Social Ethics
PHIL 1250 Reas/Rational Decision-mkg
THEA 1023 Understanding Film

Students are required to complete one course from the list below.

Creative Expression
Courses in Creative Expression
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 1010 Intro to Art
ART 1100 Design for Non-Majors
ARTH 2710 Art History I
ARTH 2720 Art History II
DANC 1010 Dance in Culture
MUSC 1010 Intro to Music
MUSC 1020 Popular Music in America
MUSC 1050 Intro to World Music
MUSC 1236 Survey of Jazz History
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 3024 Diversity in Film


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Students are required to complete one course from the list below.

Teamwork/Value Systems
Courses in Teamwork/Value Systems
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 1010/1015 Intro to Chemistry/LAB
CHEM 1110/1115 Elem Gen/Org Chem/LAB
CHEM 1210/1215 Principles of Chem I/LAB
GEO 1010/1015 Intro to Geology/LAB
GEO 1020 Life of the Past
GEO 1020/1025 Life of the Past/LAB
GEO 1040/1045 Intro to Dinosaurs/LAB
GEO 1050/1055 Geology Nat'l Parks/LAB
GEO 1080/1085 Intro Oceanography/LAB
GEO 1110/1115 Physical Geology/LAB
GEOG 1000/1005 Physical Geography/LAB
GEOG 1020/1025 Intro to Weather/LAB
PHYS 1010/1015 Elementary Physics/LAB
PHYS 1040/1045 Elementary Astronomy/LAB
ENVS 2000R Field Exp: Environ Sci
GEOG 2000R Nat Hist Zion Nat'l Park

Students are required to take one course from the list below.

Human Society & Individual
Courses in Human Society & Individual
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 1000 Intro to Anthropology
ANTH 1010 Cultural Anthropology
COMM 1050 Intro Communication Theory
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
ECON 1010 Economics Social Issues
ECON 2010 Micro Economics
ECON 2020 Macro Economics
FCS 1500 Human Develop Lifespan
FCS 2400 Family Relationships
HIST 1100 WestCiv: Pre-Hist to 1715
HIST 1110 WestCiv: 1715 to Present
HIST 1500 World History to 1500
HIST 1510 World History Since 1500
HIST 2700 US History to 1877
HIST 2710 US History Since 1877
MDIA 2010 Media & Society
PSY 1010 General Psychology
PSY 1100 Human Dev thru Lifespan
PSY 2800 Hum Sexuality Div Society
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1020 Social Problems
SOC 1200 Sociology of the Family



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