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  • Locations: Gal├ípagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Spring, Spring Break
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 11/02/2018 12/21/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Program Exception Flag: Included in open doors
Program Description:
The Galapagos Islands: Biology and Conservation
Join other honors students on an unique study of the Galapagos Islands in this travel for credit class! You'll get an amazing introduction to their uniquely evolved animals and plants and the history of their conservation and current issues through excursions to three of the islands for hiking and snorkeling. 

Students completing the course will understand introductory principle of ecology, evolution, biodiversity, conservation, sustainability; major factors shaping tropical climates, weather patterns, and geology; the historical significance of the islands to development of the Theory of Evolution; and contemporary conservation challenges in maintaining the quality of this unique biological treasure. 

Course: 22045-HON-2990-005 The Galapagos Islands: Biology and Conservation
Credit Hours: 1-3
Instructor: Dr. Heidi Appel
Class Dates : Spring 2018 *actual meeting times will be determined based on students' class schedules
Tour Dates: March 3 - March 11
Registration Information: 
To register for this course, HON 1010 must be taken with good standing in the Honors College or gain permission of instructor or the Honors College, or permission of instructor.