Program Details

Academic Focus: This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suitable to students with academic interests in Environmental Studies. Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; good academic standing; at least 18 years of age; completion of
Location:
Townsville, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This program provides students with the opportunity to explore the unique ecological and geological history of Australia, as well as the long history of human interaction with its environments. This program is suggested primarily for Environmental Studies majors, but would also benefit Biology majors and other students interested in learning about the natural history of Australia. Field experience enhance classroom instruction at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. During the third week of the course, students take a weeklong field excursion to sites in central Queensland. Field sites include the Great Barrier Reef, the "Dinosaur Triangle" of central (outback) Queensland, and the Atherton Tableland, among others.

Academic Focus: This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suitable to students with academic interests in Environmental Studies. Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; good academic standing; at least 18 years of age; completion of a full year of college; and currently enrolled at a college/university. Students whose GPA is below 3.0 should still apply, since they may request a waiver.

The total cost of the program includes an academic fee and a program fee for room, partial board, and insurance. This program runs every other year and will be available Summer 2013.
Setting Description:
This program runs every other year and will be available Summer 2013.
Cost:
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