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C.E.L.A.: Ecology in Belize

Program

This program is organized by C.E.L.A. Belize and allows students to earn 3 credits in intensive 10 day experiential courses.  Courses are taught in English in Belize, an English-speaking country in Central America.  Students can select from two courses: Wildlife Health, Ecology, and Conservation or Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation.

Itinerary

  • Field activity
  • Jungle walk
  • Belize Zoo
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking

Academics

Wildlife, Health, Ecology and Conservation is a 10-day course for ungraduated students interested in biology, wildlife, or conservation.  The course will focus on tropical ecology, conservation work in the area, wildlife of Belize and research, health issues for wild animals and zoo animals.  Students will discover the aspects that impact habitat, health, management, and conservation of wild animals.  Accommodations will be located near the Belize Zoo.  For more information on this course, please refer to the syllabus.

Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation is an experiential ecology course that includes an exploration in the field and laboratory of terrestrial riparian, estuarine and marine ecosystems.  The field work includes a study of watershed ecology and conversation in the Sibun River Watershed and in the Tobacco Cave on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the Caribbean.  Students should be prepared to be physically active during this course with hiking and snorkeling.  Accommodations will be mostly in field stations.  For more information on this course, please refer to the syllabus.

Program Costs

$2,995

Included in the cost:

  • Housing
  • Breakfast
  • Transportation in Belize
  • Classes and Excursions
  • Tuition for 3 credits

Not included in the cost:

  • Airfare
  • Most meals
  • International Medical Insurance

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