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Faculty-Directed: Humans and the Environment
Auckland, New Zealand; Queensland, Australia (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Category:||Study Abroad||Class Eligibility:||1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Housing Options:||Hotel/Hostel||Program Type:||Faculty-Directed|
|Area of Study:||Aboriginal Studies, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Mechanization, Agriculture, Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Biology, Business, Business Administration, Economics, Environmental and Natural Resources, Environmental Science and Policy, Forest Products, Forestry, Forestry and Natural Resources, Geography, Geology, Humanities, International Studies, Natural Resource Economics, Park and Protected Area Management, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Public Policy, Rural Sociology, Sociology, Solis and Sustainable Crop Systems, Sustainability, Urban Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology|
Humans and the EnvironmentPROGRAM OVERVIEW
This three and a half-week program combines our North Island New Zealand Service Learning program with an additional two weeks conducting service learning projects in North Queensland.
The New Zealand portion of this program examines ecological restoration and resource conservation in the North Island through an active engagement in service learning projects. New Zealand is at the forefront of restoring degraded habitat by reintroducing native animals and original native flora after removing animal pests. Students will learn about restoration approaches and how they can lead to improvements in biodiversity conservation and carbon offsetting through classroom lectures and field trips. They will then use their knowledge to assist community groups with long-term restoration projects. The course will include an examination of Maori conservation values and culture and how these social aspects influence restoration outputs.
The second half of the program explores similar issues in an Australian context. Projects include wetland restoration and planting with an Aboriginal community, rainforest regeneration and research on cassowary conservation, data collection on the Great Barrier Reef, and an ongoing planting project in the Daintree World Heritage Area.
Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, as we take an interdisciplinary perspective to examine global issues in the conservation of unique wildlife, natural systems, and cultural places. Students should have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be in good standing with Clemson.
PRTM 3900/9080 (6 cr.)
or IS 2100 (3 cr.) & PRTM 3900/9080 (3 cr.)
Variety-hotels, campus, apartments
For more information on program costs, please review the Budget Sheet listed above. The budget sheet includes information on costs that are billable to Clemson University. Additional expenses outside of tuition and the program fee are not listed on the budget sheet.
Payment for Clemson in-state tuition and fees, the study abroad fee, and the program fee will be billed through Student Financial Services and will appear on student's iROAR bill. For more information about payment costs and the refund policy, please visit the Clemson Abroad Financial page.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Students who will be receiving financial aid during their program abroad must meet with the Financial Aid Office prior to departure. Appointments can be made online with the Financial Aid Office.
For detailed information on study abroad scholarship opportunities and application procedures, please see our Scholarships page.
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