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The Coastal Studies Semester



A travel-based, experiential learning program that provides a solid academic framework for the study of environmental science. This is a "study away" semester that will enroll students from a wide variety of institutions. Beginning in January 2002 students and faculty will travel from South Florida to the Chesapeake Bay as a close-knit, motivated learning community seeking common intellectual experiences.
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Address:
Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick , MD 21701
USA
Contact Person: Maureen Foley
Phone: 301-696-3652
Fax: 301-696-3667
E-Mail: foley@hood.edu
Website: http://www.hood.edu/coastal
   


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The Hood Coastal Studies Semester is a travel-based, experiential learning program that provides a solid academic framework for the study of environmental science. This is a "study away" semester that will enroll students from a wide variety of institutions. The Coastal Studies Semester is open to students of at least sophomore status (regardless of major) who have completed a freshman writing class and at least one laboratory science course. Beginning in January 2002 students and faculty will travel from South Florida to the Chesapeake Bay as a close-knit, motivated learning community seeking common intellectual experiences. Throughout the semester participants will live, work, and study at marine field stations and environmental centers while taking a total of 16 credit-hours of coursework in English, Biology, Environmental Science and Policy, and Interdisciplinary Studies. For more information check out our web page at www.hood.edu/coastal or contact Maureen Foley at 301-696-3652, or foley@hood.edu. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for early applicants. Make plans now to become a member of this new and exciting academic expedition!


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