Study in the Caribbean with Towson University in Minimester 2013. This twelve day expedition introduces participants to general biology by investigating tropical flora and fauna while also learning about the history and culture of the Dominican people. Students will explore a variety of habitats including tropical forests and shorelines through hiking, snorkeling, and guest lectures. The program is based in Dominica - the Nature Island - known for its unspoiled natural beauty and home to the world's second-largest hot spring.
Course: BIOL 120: Principles of Biology (3 credits). TU Core (7) Biological and Physical Sciences when combined with BIOL 120L, which must be taken during the spring semester upon return.
TU students may receive Honors credit for their study abroad experience.
Cost: *5,050 includes academic credit, housing,
health insurance, international airfare, excursions, and meals. Additional costs include $150 study abroad fee and personal expenses. Note: International airfare is included in the program cost.
*The Towson University Study Abroad Office reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise.
Eligibility: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, a high school diploma or equivalent experience, and be at least 18 years old. Non-majors only.
Note: This trip involves moderate to occasionally intense physical exertion i.e. strenuous hiking and walking.
Application Process: Fill out the application and submit it to the TU Study Abroad Office. $250 deposit is required at time of application. Non-TU students must also submit a completed Non-Degree Enrollment Application.