2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CNSCI 2120 Field Experiences in Tropical Ecology

This course is an exploration of ecology, with a focus on tropical ecology, primarily in the Americas. In recent years the course has taken place in the pristine forests and savannahs of Guyana, South America. Students will experience tropical ecosystems and cultures first-hand, with the guidance of a professional scientist/naturalist and experienced local naturalists. Each trip includes guided hikes, boat rides; biodiversity assessments and other ecology exercises; visits to areas of cultural significance; biological reserves and conservation research stations; and evening lectures and discussions. This course includes up to four 3-hour meetings prior to departure.




Any CBIOL or CPHYS course


As needed