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Tropical Marine Ecology
San Salvador, Bahamas (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Type:||Faculty-led||Housing Options:||Dormitory / Student Residence|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Language Prerequisite:||None|
|Eligible Majors:||Marine Biology||Language of Instruction:||English|
Tropical Marine Ecology in San Salvador, Bahamas
Professors Amy Carlile and John Kelly
Tentative Travel Dates: May 19 - May 31, 2018
MARN 4400 Tropical Marine Ecology
This course provides students with a hands-on, experiential opportunity to learn about and explore the complex and diverse organisms and ecosystems found in tropical coastal regions. Students will study preparatory materials before participating in an intensive field experience in the tropics and will submit a final research paper based on data collected in the field after returning home. Students will explore reefs, mangroves, seagrass meadows, hardbottom and sand flat communities by snorkeling, before engaging in a group research project with faculty guidance. Details available from course instructors; 4 credit hours.
Prerequisites: BIOL 2250, BIOL 3320, MARN 3310, MARN 2260; and permission of instructors.
Program Costs: $3,800
Includes tuition, round-trip airfare, most meals, accommodation, & ground transportation to/from NYC area airport, and international health insurance
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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2018||01/31/2018 **||Rolling Admission||05/19/2018||05/31/2018|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.