Program Administrator: 
OSU
Location: 

Antarctic Peninsula and Ushuaia, Argentina with a brief stop in Buenos Aires.

Duration: 
Winter term
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Other
Requirement: 

Min. GPA 3.0

Prerequisite: FW 467 Antarctica Science and Conservation (4 credits) with passing grade

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

This program will be the only one of its kind to introduce students to the unique environment of Antarctica. Students will learn to identify and describe the biophysical processes sustaining Antarctic ecosystems, the implications of altering those components, and relevant conservation issues. Students will be expected to demonstrate the use of logic and reasoning to synthesize information and arrive at defensible conclusions and to identify biases and assumptions in their own work and the work of others. Students will experience the once in a lifetime opportunity of exploring this unique and remote polar ecosystem.  For more information, contact Michelle Kappes, michelle.kappes@oregonstate.edu and view the the following descriptive documents: 

Sustainable development of Antarctica Ecotourism

Marine Life and the Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Field Course Reflection Assignment

The program begins December 16 and ends December 30, 2014.

Program Costs: 

The total estimated costs will be approximately $12,000 which includes the program fee ($8,095), tuition ($955), international airfare ($2,000), lodging, meals, insurance, etc.

Academic Emphasis: 
Agricultural Sciences
Animal Sciences
Biology
Bioresource Res.
Environ. Econ. Policy
Forestry
General Science
Natural Resources
Country: 
Antarctica