Experiential Learning Courses in H&S
|Environmental Studies and Sciences - Belize Immersion (ENVS 205)|
|Culture Immersion - A short-term study abroad experience to Belize in which students participate in on-site analysis of impacts on biodiversity.|
This course consists of a 2 week trip to Belize where we will examine tropical ecosystems, Mayan civilization, and human impacts on biodiversity. We investigate the Mayan ruins at Caracol and the ceremonial caves in Elijio Panti National Park, explore the Belize Botanical Garden and Medicinal Plant Trail, home stay with Belizean families and help on a project in the village of Cristo Rey, spend three days deep in the jungle, and three days among the Garinagua people while we explore the coral reef ecosystem via snorkeling.