Skip navigation

Special Programs


Winter Interterm Courses

Hazards and Habitats in the Grenadines

Hazards and Habitats in the Grenadines

GEOG 3750 - 4 credits 

Dates: December 3-10, 2013
Days: Tuesday-Tuesday

St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
located in the southern Caribbean

Instructors: Russell Fielding
Registration Deadline: October 31, 2013

  Description: This course will investigate themes of human interaction with the natural environment in the southeastern Caribbean as we island-hop throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Activities will include snorkeling on coral reefs and in a sea turtle reserve; hiking to the summit of a volcano and through an endangered parrot conservation area; and visiting a luxury resort on a private island, the last active whaling villages in the Caribbean, and a grassroots organization focused on promoting sustainability in the Caribbean. We will stay in a private villa on the island of Bequia and travel throughout the archipelago by boat and small plane.

Approximate Travel Costs*:

Airfare: $800-$1000 (Students are responsible for making flight arrangements.)
Program Fee: $2300 (Covers all course activities, lodging, transportation, and food.  )
Cancellation Fee: $2300 (Applied to student account in the event that student drops course after being officially registered.)

*These figures are estimates and subject to change. Cost of tuition is additional to the fees outlined above.

Contact: Russell Fielding (

Apply: Application forms available online.