Register today with a $100 deposit!!! first come, first served! Visit Mr. Flaherty (ORI 217C) or Dr. Powell (ORI 103) to register.

The lab fee is approximately $1950. Dates of travel are from the 15th-25th of May. Prerequisite: BI 111 or BI 112. Corequisite: One introductory course from the following areas; Anthropology, Geography, History (American or World), Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.  Funding opportunity available for qualified students.

Using a combination of a 10-day trip to the Bahamas and classroom experiences at Avila both before and after the trip, this interdisciplinary course will examine the cultural and natural history of the selected tropical location. During the tropical location field experience, students will engage in both biological and social research experiences. Students will study the biology and geology of the tropic location and the surrounding Coral Sea environment. In addition, students will examine the tropical location’s past, present and future, with an emphasis on the cultural diversity of its residents. 2015+ CORE: Belief & Reason, Contribute level; Global Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies designations. Pre-2015 Core Requirement: Level III

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