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Marine Science And Nautical Training Academy (MANTA) - Field Studies in Coral Reef Biology

College of Charleston Marine Science and Nautical Training Academy
Rusty Day
520 Folly Rd, Ste 25 PMB 290
Charleston, SC  29412
Phone: (843) 817-7791
E-Mail:
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Western Hemisphere: Caribbean Islands, Virgin Islands


Host Inst.: College of Charleston

Dates: Summer

Subject: Biology, Caribbean studies, Diving, Ecology and environmental studies, Field study, Marine biology, Marine sciences, Maritime studies, Nautical studies

Eligibility:
Level: Precoll, Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads, Adults
Requires: 2.50 GPA, No prereqs for high school & intro college course. Inquire for 400 level course prereqs. PADI swim test & physical exam.
Age Min: 16

Credit:
Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 4, BIOL 209, BIOL 250,BIOL 453
Grad Credit: Avail
Grad: 3, Independent Study
Transfer Credit Through: College of Charleston
Document Awarded: transcript

Cost:
Overall Program Costs: $3,815
Cost Include: activities, airport pickup, all meals, books, diving course, excursions, extracurricular activities, field trips, ground transport, housing included, in-country transport, scuba dives
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $2,500 to $5,000 not incl intl travel

Instruction:
Instruction Language: English
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Lab, Lecture, Practical training
Students: US & intl

Housing:
Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: boat

Deadline: March 1

Other Info:
US Accredited Sponsor: Yes
Year Program Began: 2009
In Coop With: College of Charleston and MANTA
Orientation Location: abroad
Orientation Description: Onsite orientation aboard vessel
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity, sports activity
Misc: http://manta-online.org/program-details/; http://international.cofc.edu/study-abroad/cofcsummer.php
Financial Aid: scholarships
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