Biology 149 AH
This is a one week course for 1 credit hour to introduce non-Biology majors to basic ocean ecology and to acquaint them with the invertebrates, vertebrates and algae of the Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point) area on the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California). There are no prerequisites. You must be in good health, however, and be over the age of 18 to participate.
Join us during a week long adventure as we explore the upper Sea of Cortez and bordering habitats. We'll be based at the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), a field station situated on the beach 5 mile east of the town of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico. The Center is located close to the many habitats we'll be visiting and has several unique resources including a print and video library, botanical garden, environmental exhibits and Earthship made of tires and aluminum cans and a complete fin whale skeleton.
Additional excursion include:
This will be a unique learning experience you will never forget.
The Cost: Program fee $844, Registration fee: $15 + tuition.
You will need a passport or passport card to travel between the USA and Mexico. If you don't have one, order now.
See photo galleries [2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010] and also look at BIO 149AH, at MCC's International Education website
The trip fee is payable at the cashier. This fee covers transportation by van to and from Rocky Point, lodging breakfast and lunch.
Scholarships are available. Contact International Education or instructor for details.
A $150 non-refundable deposit will assure your position. Pay this as soon as possible!!!
Space is limited to 12 students, so sign up soon!!
Before signing up, contact Dr. Alex Cheroske, Instructor of Life Sciences, by e-mail at email@example.com or call at (480) 654-7303.
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