This two-week faculty-led program in Panama explores the global issues related to natural resource conservation.
You will learn about:
- Tropical forest ecology
- Natural resource management and conservation issues;
- Indigenous cultures in the Autonomous San Blas Region;
- Impact of climate change on tropical environments and cultures;
- Local, regional, and international impacts of tropical deforestation;
- Latin American history and culture;
- Agricultural practices and related issues in developing countries;
- Incredible landscapes, unique ecosystems, and biodiversity; and
- Field work, data collection, & more.
Course number, (CRN), name
NR 3954 (40344)–Study Abroad Issues in Natural Resource Conservation in Panama
December 31, 2017-January 11, 2018
September 25, 2017 (Check with the program contact for possible deadline extensions)
Non-refundable deposit required
$2,950. Includes airfare, in country transportation, travel insurance, housing, & all meals while in Panama. Not included: Tuition (and associated fees), passport fees, vaccinations, & spending money.