NRSC 4250 is designed to introduce students to the issues, approaches and people involved with natural resource management in a tropical country through experiential learning. Resource sectors that are investigated include animal and plant conservation, the costs and benefits of ecotourism, government policies, cultural resources, industrial development, fisheries, and agriculture. Students gain an appreciation of the problems, solutions and opportunities that confront a developing nation, as well as a broader appreciation of world culture, peoples and ecosystems.
Destination: Belize, C.A.
Date of Trip: April 27 to May 10, 2019
Number of Days: 14 days
Application Deadline: January 4th, 2019
Course Code: NRSC 4250
Credits: 3 TRU credits
Where: Belize (Monkey Bay Belize)
Who can participate: this course is open to all students. Use an elective towards your program.
Number of spaces: approximately 12 - 14 students
Approximate cost per student:
What is included:
To receive the International Mobility Award, each student must:
- attend the mandatory Pre-Departure
- attend the mandatory Intercultural Training
- submit all required documents and waivers to the faculty leading the trip
- complete all preparatory field school class requirements
Host Field Station in Belize - Monkey Bay