|Program Type||Freshman Seminar Abroad|
|Program Level||1900 level course|
|Courseload||One 3-credit course|
Freshman Seminars Abroad are a unique opportunity for first-year students to combine on-campus class during spring semester with study abroad during spring break.
Spring Semester 2019 with study abroad during Spring Break 2019
On-campus course schedule
Thursdays from 1–3 p.m., St. Paul campus
- Freshman standing
- Open to degree-seeking first-year students in all colleges and majors
Taught in English by a University of Minnesota professor.
This seminar integrates scientific, managerial, and cross-cultural experience into a synthetic whole. The course will focus on management of reef environments through innovative and experiential education and field work and will examine the importance of reefs, the influences that endanger reef ecosystems, and community action plans that are working to manage reef health. Learn from stakeholders such as conservationists, experts in reef management, fishers, and tourist industry drivers and learn about research management practices and influences.
No previous coral reef management or marine biology experience is required. While in Belize, spend extensive time in the water engaging with the reef's biodiversity.
Receive credit for FW 1901.
Fulfills the following Liberal Education requirements: Environment theme.