Elephants & Marine Ecosystems: Health, Welfare & Biodiversity in Thailand

CFAN 3525

Tentative Program Dates:
Early June - Mid July, 2019

Application Deadline:
March 1, 2019

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Dive into Thailand and explore topics including ecosystem and exotic animal conservation, health and welfare. 

Gain a deeper understanding of the cultural importance of both captive and wild elephants in Northern Thailand, as well as the challenges and opportunities surrounding elephant conservation in the area. Experience the rich biodiversity of coastal marine species off of Thailand’s southern coast. Enjoy snorkeling or diving alongside a multitude of marine species, surrounded by picturesque islands.

COURSE DETAILS

CFAN 3525 - 6.0 credits

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Any student interested in animal health and welfare, marine biology, wildlife conservation, sustainability, environmental science, ethics, or Thai culture would be a great fit on this program but students from all majors are encouraged to apply. 

LEARNING ABROAD CENTER FIRST STEP SESSION

First Step Sessions give basic information about programs, services, and resources available through the Learning Abroad Center. You do not have to reserve your spot, just show up to 230 Heller Hall, West Bank. You can also complete the First Step Session online

Please note: Because we cover so much information in a short period of time, if you are more than 5 minutes late you will have to attend a different First Step Session.

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PROGRAM COST

TBD

Grants and Scholarships at CFANS

PROGRAM LEADER

Melissa Palmer is an assistant professor of Animal Physiology in the department of Animal Science. She teaches Human and Animal Physiology with corresponding laboratory component, Biotechnology, People and the Environment and Orientation to Animal Science.

Beth Ventura is a teaching assistant professor of of Companion Animal, Equine Behavior, and Animal Welfare in the department of Animal Science.