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Announcing a Spectacular Journey to Costa Rica

Costa Rican mountain peak

Dr. Erika Young will be teaching The Natural History of Costa Rica (BIO 3025/5025).  This course can be taken by anyone in any major and has no prerequisites!  Spend roughly 2 weeks exploring Costa Rica’s diverse ecosystems and landscape, including:

  • the cloud forest to view the elusive quetzal
  • excursions to the coast and to the Tarcoles River
  • coffee plantations and organic farms
  • Arenal Volcano National Park and Hot Springs

Along with the extensive travel itinerary, you will be learning about the cultures of the indigenous peoples of Costa Rica. The course is 3 credit hours, and undergraduate or graduate credit is available. 

Please see the sign-up sheet on Dr. Erika Young’s (Oxendine 2224) or Ms. Chrisha Dolan’s (Oxendine 2228) door.

Any questions can be sent to or by calling 910-521-6643.