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M&S Kenya Studies Program Summer 2013

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING  

THURSDAY, NOV 15th

6:30 pm – Room 110, Moody Science  

WHAT :  ****A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE****

  • THREE courses will be taught in hybrid format with 3-4 weeks of common field experience in KENYA!

    • Ecology of East Africa (can substitute for BIOL 3407 or serve as elective)

    • Vertebrate Natural History of Kenya (can substitute for BIOL 4406 or serve as elective)

    • Environmental Science of East Africa (can substitute for ENVS 3401 or ENVS 4301)

  • Students will take any TWO of the three

  • Some content may be taken prior to trip; some may be completed upon return

WHEN:  Course work begins in Summer I; Trip to Kenya will take place about mid-June to about mid-July, 2013 (exact dates TBA)

WHERE:

  • Brackenhurst Conference Center and Moffatt Bible College will be home-bases in Kenya

  • 3-5 day excursions to each of the following areas –

              Laikipia District & Mt Kenya

              Kijabe area – Lake Naivasha, Mount Logonot National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park

              Maasi Mara area

  • Opportunities for mission work will be included

WHO:  

  • Drs. Kasner and Grover will be leading the program

  • To be eligible, students must be in good physical condition, qualified for international travel, and be prepared for study and mission work in a developing country

 

HOW MUCH ???  TBA

  • Anticipate tuition for 8 credit hours

  • Air fare – may be ~ $3000

  • In-country travel, room, board – may be ~ $2800 to $3200 (???) – may be lower; will not be more

  • Value of experience PRICELESS!!!!!!!

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW:  

Come to Organizational Meeting on Nov 15th

 

AND  

Keep in Touch with Drs. Kasner and Grover ? if you are interested but can’t come to the meeting – let us know who you are!!!!! Email one or both of us – kasnera@wbu.edu or groverh@wbu.edu