Field Studies

Experience science through a unique combination of coursework and travel!

Earn academic experience while experiencing science in the field. RRCC has hosted a variety of faculty-led science field studies. 

Group photo Hawaii

Current Field Studies:

See current student academic travel opportunities here.

Past Science Field Studies (all in spring semesters):

  • 2017 - Wyoming - Total Solar Eclipse
  • 2017 - Hawaii (joint biology and geology)
  • 2017 - New Mexico - (joint astronomy and archeology)
  • 2016 - Tanzania (BIO 228 Field Biology)
  • 2015 – Hawaii (joint biology and geology)    
  • 2014 – Tanzania (joint biology and anthropology)
  • 2014 - Southern New Mexico (joint astronomy and archeology)
  • 2013 – Hawaii (joint biology and geology)
  • 2012 – Peru (biology)
  • 2014 - Northern New Mexico (joint astronomy, geology, and archeology)
  • 2011 – Hawaii (joint biology and geology)
  • 2010 – Costa Rica (joint biology and geology)
  • 2009 – Hawaii (joint biology and geology)

Lion in Tanzania

Group photo on field study trip

Machu Picchu in Peru