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Faculty-Led Study Abroad




Winter 2018

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The success of the course is dependent on a better understanding of the food, land and people of the area as each relates to sustainability.

There are two parallel courses.  Click on Faculty name to see the course.


Learning Outcomes

  • This course will expose students to many aspects of tropical biology while exploring habitats in a biodiversity hot-spot.
  • Students will experience several of the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on the planet in a tropical environment.
  • Students will have hands on research experiences conducting forest based projects.
  • Through this course they will develop an understanding of evolution, diversity, ecology and behavior of many organisms that live in a variety of terrestrial and marine ecosystems.
  • This course will also assist students in developing critical thinking skills while engaging in hands-on research.


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Program Leaders


  • Winter 2018
    January 5-19, 2018



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