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Program Details


The SEASIDE summer program is a great way to spend part of your summer in the field, learning practical skills and applying the theorical knowledge you have learned in the classroom. You'll gain ecologically-relevant training in field, lab, and other practical scientific techniques.

For Summer 2017

SEASIDE is offering 19 courses, equivalent to a one-term class of 3 credit hours (one course, BIOL 3640, is 6 credit hours). Some are cross-listed as Biology (BIOL), Marine Biology (MARI), Oceanography (OCEA), Environmental Science (ENVS), or Geography (GEOG). These classes are offered ONLY in the summer term. All have field trips, some have boat trips, some have overnight trips of 1-7 days while others have only day trips, and a few have extended field trips to other countries.  

View the list of classes for Summer 2017 [pdf 113 KB]

PLEASE NOTE: You must apply online and be accepted into a class. Once accepted, a $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your place in each class, before you will receive permission to register. (Exception: Deposits for courses with interntaional field trips will be higher, approx. the cost of an air ticket.) Apply early - all places in some classes may be reserved by the time online registration begins. See How to Register for more details. All classes carry an auxiliary fee in addition to regular tuition to cover field-related expenses.