- Conduct field research in different ecosystems in Costa Rica
- Hike La Tirinbina
- Experience the local flora and fauna.
- Take a canopy tour
Scroll through the presentation below to see the trip at a glance:
BSC 2050.01 - Energy and Ecology in Costa Rica
GEO2200C Physical Geography
PCB 2930 Special Topics (Pre-requisites to take this class: Core Biology I (BSC2010), Core Biology II (BSC2011), Energy and Ecology (BSC 2050), Animal Behavior (ZOO 1530), General Zoology (ZOO 2010), and General Botany (BOT 2010) )
The program fee for the study abroad program to Costa Rica will cover:
- Round-trip airfare from Florida to Costa Rica
- All in-countries transportation
- Most meals and accommodations in-country
- Tours, museums, and other activity fees
- International Insurance
TOTAL PROGRAM FEE = $2,550
The cost may vary based on the number of students who sign up, exchange rates, and other variables. Changes are likely to be less than $200.
|Estimated costs not included in program fee:|
|Tuition||$320 (3 credits)|
|Immunizations||See info below|
Read through the Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy to understand payment expectations. This policy will accompany the Study Abroad Application form that you must fill out and sign to join a program.
The payments expected for the program will follow the calendar below.
|$125 (deposit + application fee)||Due with application|
|$1,750||November 4, 2016|
|$675||January 31, 2017|
Payment dates are subject to change. Participants will be informed via email if changes occur. To make a payment, go to the Cashier's Office in the Northwest Campus. The Cashier's Office accepts payments in cash, by check and by credit card. You can make your payments over the phone. More info here . If you are not able to make a payment according to the dates assigned by Santa Fe College's International Education Office, it may still be possible for you to join the program; however you will likely incur increased costs.
In order to apply for this Study Abroad program and to Santa Fe College Study Abroad Scholarships please click here
Dates and Tentative Itinerary
Trip Dates: March 4-12, 2017
Denise Guerin's graduate work involved the study of the
distribution of vegetative communities in regard to fire and soil types.
Prof. Guerin has spent an enormous amount of time hiking, camping and
traveling in the
Prof. Lannon holds a
Ph.D., Geography and Urban Planning, Master of Public
Administration and Coastal Management, BSc, Hons. Environmental Science.
Shewas raised in Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean, and is a citizen of Great Britain. She attended University in Northern Ireland, and conducted research abroad in France and Spain. Prof. Lannon has taught Cultural and World Regional Geography at Santa Fe College. She has taken students in the field as a component of teaching Physical Geography. She has coled study abroad programs in Costa Rica, Ghana, West Africa, Ecuador, France, Italy, England, Ireland and Wales.