2018 Academic Calendar

 

A wealth of new experiences awaits for students that are part of our 2018 Semester Program.

This is our anticipated calendar, however changes could be made at any time.

5 January – 12 January Orientation and Tropical Field Research Introduction
Dr. Jeff Griffitts, Dr. David Hoekman, Carson and McCall Calloway
15 January – 19 January Spanish
Catalina Retana
20 January – 25 January Latin American History and Culture and Homestays in San Gerardo de Dota
Dr. Dennis Williams
26 January – 28 January San Jose Orientation
Dr. Dennis Williams and Carson and McCall Calloway
29 January – 2 February Tropical Ecology and Sustainability – Biogeography
Dr. Bruce Hoagland
30 January Cerro de la Buena Vista
Dr. Bruce Hoagland
5 February – 14 February Trip to Nicaragua
Carson and McCall Calloway
19 February – 25 February Tropical Ecology and Sustainability – Herpetology
Dr. John Cossel
23 February – 25 February Hacienda Baru Trip
Dr. John Cossel and Professor David Hille
23 February – 2 March Tropical Ecology and Sustainability – Ornithology
Professor David Hille
5 March – 14 March Biome Tour (La Selva, Arenal Volcano, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Tamarindo Estuary, and Palo Verde)
Dr. Bruce Hoagland
19 March – 23 March Spring Break
26 March – 30 March Biblical Theology and Global Stewardship
Professor John Bechtold
2 April – 6 April Tropical Ecology and Sustainability – Microbiology
Dr. Dave Cummings
9 April – 13 April Tropical Medicine
Dr. Jeff Griffitts
9 April Boruca Visit
16 April – 20 April Tropical Field Research Final Papers
21 April Community Research Presentations
23 April – 24 April Finals
26 April – 28 April Debrief
Carson and McCall Calloway
28 April Departure