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Study in the Galapagos Islands

Evolutionary Ecology Trip 2015 - Walking in Darwin's Footsteps

Study Abroad in the Galapagos Islands runs from May 25 to June 5, 2015, allowing students the opportunity to earn transferable credit while studying the evolutionary ecology of the Islands. Topics for this course focus on terrestrial organisms, island biogeography and Galapagos conservation. This is a faculty led program, with the contact information for Professor Petrie in this web section.

Course Title: BSCC 2910 Evolutionary Ecology
Credit: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Successful completion of BSCC 1005 (Fundamental Biology) or BSCC 1010 (General Biology)

How to Apply

Contact Dr. Chris Petrie at 321-433-5080 or 321-258-0479 or via email at petriec@easternflorida.edu. Students can apply online for the trip and must also register for the course through the College’s registration system. Registration for summer courses begins in Spring Term 2015. This class is a summer session course and is not offered any other semesters.

In addition to the general Study Abroad requirements, participants must be aware of Galapagos trip-specific payments and deadlines. For a complete itinerary and more information, view Dr. Petrie's course web page.

Pricing and Accommodations

$4,300 Program Fee includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Orlando, FL
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Ground transportation in Ecuador
  • All meals in Ecuador
  • Daily snorkeling trips

Not included:

  • Eastern Florida State College tuition
  • Passport Fees (A valid U.S. passport is required)
  • Any vaccinations required for travel
  • Optional Scuba diving excursions
  • Local cultural exchanges with local students
  • Optional travel insurance

Contact & Application

May 25 - June 5, 2015
Evolutionary Ecology BSCC 2910 Trip

Contact: Dr. Chris Petrie
321-433-5080 or 321-258-0479
petriec@easternflorida.edu

Important Dates & Info

• Depart Orlando for Ouito, Ecuador:
May 25, 2015

• $250 non-refundable deposit required to hold slot with application (deducted from total cost)

• $4,300 total cost due in full two weeks before trip departure

• Payment plans can be arranged