Fort Dauphin, Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (SIT)

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Affiliated Program Type: Group

Duration:

  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • Globalization Studies

Language of Instruction:

  • English/French
  • French

Language Study:

  • French
  • Malagasy

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Sophomore status when applying; Three recent semesters of college-level French or equivalent and ability to follow coursework in French; Coursework or other significant preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology or related fields.

Full-time Course Load: 17 CREDITS

Program Dates: Late August through mid-December or late January through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: French for the Natural Sciences (3 credits), Intensive Malagasy Language Study (2 credits), Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management Seminar (4 credits), Environmental Field Study Seminar (4 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays