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  • Locations: Baños, Ecuador; Coca, Ecuador; Galapagos, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) 
  • Program Cost:: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Dates:

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Program Description:

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Experience Ecuador
 
KIIS Ecuador embraces the natural beauty of this South American country: snowcapped volcanic peaks, lush rain forest and the famous Galapagos Islands. This program will mainly focus on the biological sciences, visiting three diverse eco-systems. The program culminates in the Galapagos Islands, home to an incredible diversity of flora and fauna. Note: Students should be aware that many excursions are physically strenuous involving hiking in lowland heat and humidity as well as in cold conditions at higher altitudes.

Courses


Summer 2019 Course Offerings:

BIOL 475-1: Field Biology: Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation (3 hours)
BIOL 475-2: Topics: Applied Field Experiences (3 hours) / GEOG 452: Applied Field Experiences (3 hours)
BIOL 475-3: Topics: Aquatic & Marine Biology
BIOL 485: Topics: Galapagos (1 credit hour)
GEOG 226: Dangerous Planet (3 hours)*
GEOG 328: Elements of Biogeography (3 hours)
GEOL 475: Topics: Galapagos (1 credit hour)

*Fulfills Colonnade Connections - Systems.




This program is currently not accepting applications.