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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-led Housing Options: Dormitory / Student Residence
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: None
Eligible Majors: Marine Biology Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Bahamas students
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 


Dates / Deadlines:
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.