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Costa Rica

Introduction to Tropical Marine Biology

Conducted in English


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This course is a general introduction to tropical marine ecosystems and their inhabitants. The field study course consists of three field trips to different habitats. (One day field trip and two overnight field trips).
The objectives of these visits are to better understand the topics covered in the lectures such as: General Oceanography, Tropical Oceans, Coral Reefs, Mangrove Ecosystems, Grass Bed Ecosystems, Invertebrates and Tropical Marine Conservation.

Location: Puntarenas, Costa Rica


NY departure and return dates: December 26, 2014 – January 16, 2015 

Arrive in Puntarenas: December 26th


Course: Introduction to Tropical Marine Biology (3 credits)    

Faculty: Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Housing: Homestay


Program Costs:

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $3125


CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $780


QC program fee: $400


Consolidated fee (home-stay with family, meals, insurance, excursions, 

differential tuition): $1945


Total cost with airfare: $4125


Airfare: $1000 (estimate)


Additional costs:

 Optional: Introduction to Tropical Marine Biology Field Study (1 credit): $245


Minimum budget for additional meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately $450)


USAC & QC application deadline: October 27, 2014

(Must submit two applications: to USAC and Queens College Education Abroad Office)

For more information about this program and to apply online to USAC please visit USAC.

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.




Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5050
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​



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