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Biology in the Caribbean
Bridgetown, Barbados; San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Cabin on ship
Areas of Study: Biology Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English
Program: Faculty-Directed
Program Description:
Program Description:
Iguana in St. Thomas, USVI

Embark on a voyage through the Caribbean to discover the biological diversity of island destinations such as San Juan, St.Thomas, British Virgin Islands, and Barbados.  During this amazing program, you can escape the cold of winter and study the wildlife of tropical island paradises throughout the eastern and western Caribbean.
Faculty: Dr. Brice Noonan
Course Credit: BISC 380 for 4 hours
Prerequisites: Minimum 2.5 GPA, good academic & disciplinary standing at UM, faculty and dean's office approval
BISC 160, 161, 162, 163
Program Price:  TBA
Program Price Includes: Tuition, housing, meals, program-sponsored excursions and activities, & international health insurance
Program Price DOES NOT Include: UM Study Abroad Application Fee, travel costs (NOTE: cruise embarks and disembarks in New York City, personal spending money, visa fees
Study Abroad Office Contact:  Jasmine Karlowski

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019 10/10/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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