next Coastal Studies Semester will be offered in Fall 2011. The program is
designed for sophomore, junior and senior students of any major and offers an
interdisciplinary approach to studying environmental science and policy. The
courses emphasize coastal and watershed related issues and provide considerable
off-campus travel throughout the semester. Next fall the program will be
offering five, block-scheduled courses: Coastal Oceanography (ESHN 210),
Coastal Community Ecology (ENSP 212), The Chesapeake Bay (INST 311), the
Coastal Studies Practicum (ENSP 370), and an appropriate Coastal Studies
elective (taught as ENSP 201). You should register for these five courses
will have to fill out a registration card with the above mentioned courses and
have it signed by your advisor. Then see Drew Ferrier, Ph.D., Coastal Studies
Program Director (Hodson 151) for his signature before hand-carrying it to the
registrar's office to register in person. You can not register for the program electronically.
There is no Coastal Studies Program application form for Hood students.
Your registration card is sufficient.
and fees for the Coastal Studies Semester are the same as those for a semester
on Hood's campus plus an additional $1,200 program fee. These costs cover
undergraduate tuition, travel, food, lodging and expenses related to the
academic program (e.g., group admissions, equipment rental, etc.). Students are
responsible for travel to and from Hood College, personal gear (e.g., backpack,
bed linens, etc.), personal expenses (e.g., toiletries, laundry, some meals on
"off" days, etc.) and required textbooks and/or class supplies.
anticipate being off campus for a approximately 30 days during the fall
you have additional questions or need further information contact the Coastal
Studies Semester Coordinator:
Coastal Studies Semester Coordinator
Hodson Science and Technology Center