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Study Abroad

SoMAS offers undergraduate and graduate students the following opportunities to study abroad while earning credit:

EHM 316 Sustainability and Cuba is taught by Dr. David Taylor and takes students to Cuba which represents a wonderful case study for the value of using the natural history, arts, media and cultural traditions as a means of encouraging citizens to adopt environmentally sustainable practices. EHM 316 is offered during the Winter Semester.

MAR 388 / MAR 537 Tropical Marine Ecology is taught by Dr. Joe Warren and Dr. Brad Peterson and takes students to the Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory in Jamaica to study the ecology and conservation of a Caribbean reef ecosystem. MAR 388 is offered during the Winter Semester.

ENV 410 Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania is taught by Dr. Kamazima Lwiza and takes students to Tanzania where students have the opportunity to experience the cultural environment of northern Tanzania on an academic and service learning safari. ENV410 is offered during the Summer Semester.

MAR 532 Tropical Ecology and Conservation is taught by Dr. Michael Frisk and takes students to the Cape Eleuthera Institute, a remote research station situated on Eleuthera, The Bahamas.  Students will have the opportunity to sample a broad range of predators from habitats spanning mangroves, colitic banks, coral reefs, and open-ocean/deep-water.  This course is currently only being offered during the Winter Semester, 2019.

 

 

The Semester Abroad program at Stony Brook offers other opportunities for foreign study.

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