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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.


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.