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  • Locations: Atenas, Costa Rica
  • Program Time Abroad: Summer 2
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: The School for Field Studies (SFS) 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Affiliate Provider Click here for a definition of this term Academic Area: Agriculture and Life Sciences, Foreign Language, Geosciences, Liberal Arts, Science
Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Primary Contact: Affiliate Provider & Exchange Advising (tcabroad@tamu.edu)
Housing: Dormitory
Program Description:

COSTA RICA SUMMER II: FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH


PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Term: Summer Session II
  • Credits: 4 semester-hour credits (8 credits if taken with Session I)
  • Prerequisites: No course prerequisites: 18 years of age
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged
  • Financial Aid: All accepted students can apply for need-based scholarships, grants, and loans


OVERVIEW

Spend your summer investigating issues of biodiversity conservation and sustainability in Costa Rica’s vast network of national parks and protected areas – the perfect natural laboratory. Hone your research skills in the field as you design and conduct a research project, collecting data and presenting your results to members of the community.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT:
  • Explore Manuel Antonio National Park, where lush rainforests, white sandy beaches, and mischievous primates attract multitudes of visitors – as well as a host of conservation challenges.


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