This is a course in biodiversity and culture. We will explore the local flora and fauna of our travel destinations and learn about the unique adaptations that exist in various niches. We will explore the evolutionary connections between organisms at each site. Along the way, we will also learn about the cultural significance of local flora and fauna and the role that these organisms have played in the lives of humans. This course also provides experiential learning in cultural studies.

This study tour fulfills the SE , CL, and ITL requirements.

Course code and title

BIO/MLA 200T Flora, Fauna, and Culture




Estimated travel dates

Jan. 13-27, 2025

Estimated costs

$4,250 + optional campus meals

Information sessions

  • 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, Zoom