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NCE305: Central America: Reefs, Rainforests, and Ruins of Belize
Rio Bravo Conservation Area, Belize; San Ignacio, Belize; San Pedro, Belize (Carroll Courses Program)
Program Terms: Fall
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Advisor: Lezlie Weber
Program Type: Faculty-Led Programs Total CCE Cost: 3600.00
Deposit Amount: 250.00
Program Description:
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NCE305: Reefs, Rainforests and Ruins of Belize
 
NCEP 305 focuses on the interactions between the unique cultures and natural environments of Belize in both historical and modern times.  Students study how the history, cultures, and economy of Belize are shaped by the natural marine and terrestrial resources of the country.  The travel experience begins with exploring the modern Caribbean culture and snorkeling the reef systems around Ambergris Caye.  We then move inland to hike in the rainforest and experience preservation and conservation efforts in the Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area, the largest private reserve in Belize.  Students also get first-hand experience with Mayan history and culture by exploring archeological sites at various stages of restoration including a day trip to Tikal, Guatemala, and by visiting with modern Maya.  Throughout the trip, students will interact with Belizean locals of different cultures and learn about the modern issues facing the people of Belize.

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Instructor(s):  Kelly LaBlanc
Tentative Travel Dates:  Winter Break (December 29, 2018 to January 11,2019)
Proposed Class dates: Thursdays 2:00-3:50pm
Estimated Cost: $3600.00
Maximum Class Size: 22
Is this course right for you? 
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This course operates Fall semesters (even years).
 

Students requesting accommodations for their CCE should contact The Office for Students with Disabilities at the Walter Young Center by calling 262-524-7335 to set up an appointment with Marty Bledsoe.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/09/2018 ** Rolling Admission 12/29/2018 01/11/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.