This course provides a unique opportunity for students to experience either clinical work or work on water and other environmental projects. Both aspects provide students first-hand knowledge of the rural volcanic island of Ometepe, Nicaragua.

Students also learn the fascinating history, culture, and environment of this country, and see how all of this has affected the land and people. The study tour will offer students a new perspective on life.

This course fulfills the SCI, GH, SE, and ITL requirements.

Course code and title

BIO/GEO 675 Biology and Geography of Nicaragua


La Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua




Estimated travel dates

Jan. 14-28, 2025; May 27-June 10, 2025

Estimated costs

$2,600 + optional campus meals

Information sessions

  • 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, Science Center
  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Science Center