The course objectives are to provide the students with a comprehensive ability and skills to conduct tropical field research. The course will also focus on training students on the identification of tropical organisms and laws concerning their protection.
In addition, the course will provide the student with a broad knowledge of tropical ecosystems and the impact of biodiversity on ecology, business, government, history and art, both today and in the past.
|May 13-28, 2014|
BIOL 3380: Tropical Field Ecology
|Complete the General Ecology Course. It is also recommended that students get Hepatitis B and Tetanus shots before they go.
|The students will live in a 7 bedroom Villa in Conchas Chinas, the most exclusive neighborhood in Puerto Vallarta. The Villa is on the beach and the students can see dolphins swimming each morning from the Villa balcony.
|Each student is expected to make their own flight reservations to Puerto Vallarta. There are direct flights that depart from Houston IAH daily.|
Includes: Lodging, meals, in-country travel, site visit fees,
Not Included: Airfare, tuition, health insurance, spending money
|FACULTY LEADER CONTACT INFO|
|Dr. Justin Williams
|Submit completed application to faculty leader via email or in person.|