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Panama City, Panama: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Globalization Studies

Language of Instruction:

  • English
  • English/Spanish

Language Study: Spanish

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Sophomore status when applying; Previous college-level coursework or other significant preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology, or related fields;

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

Program Dates: Early September through mid-December or early February through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: Spanish for the Natural Sciences (3 credits), Comparative Tropical Ecology (3 credits), Human Ecology and Conservation (3 credits), Environmental Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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