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A&M South Africa Conservation Medicine
East Cape Region, South Africa
Program Terms: Summer 1
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Texas A&M Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Texas A&M Faculty-Led
 Academic Area:
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Academic College: College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Academic Department: Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology
 Minimum GPA:
2.0
 Language requirement:
No
 Language of instruction:
English
 Program Leader:
Dr. Alice Blue-McLendon
 Program Advisor:
Larry Komrower
 Open to non-majors:
No
Classification: V1, V2
Program Description:

South Africa Conservation Vet Medicine

Faculty Leader
Dr. Alice Blue-McLendon
Dept. of VTPP
ablue@cvm.tamu.edu

Study Abroad Advisor
Larry Komrower
lkomrower@tamu.edu
979.845.0544



east cape



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June 2 - 23, 2014
East Cape Region, South Africa
About
Veterinary students will have the opportunity to work with African animal species, learn the management of those species and gain experience with the interactions between wildlife management and the traditional indigenous tribes relative to those animal species.  This program focuses on understanding the influences politics, people and economies have on the management of South African wildlife.  Students will visit the Shamwari Game Reserve.
Credit
  • VTPP 948:  Conservation Medicine and Management for Veterinary Students (4 hrs)
     
  • VTPP 985: Directed Studies (1-4 hrs)
Eligibility
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA and currently enrolled in Vet School program.
Highlights
  • Elephant back safari
  • Traditional African dinner
  • Night Game drive
  • Camp out on Reserve
  • Visit to Big Cat Sanctuary
Cost
Estimated Program Fee  (subject to change) -- billed to University Account $5,300
Brothers Safari Fee (In-country Transportation, Meals, and Lodging) $3,900  
Miscellaneous Program Expenses (tips, wire transfers, supplies, etc) $200  
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $300  
International Health Insurance $30  
Portion of Faculty Expenses $870  
Additional Expenses - not included in Program Fee $3,470+
Tuition & Fees (based on 4 hrs) $960+  
International Airfare $2,300  
Travel Documents
(passport and visa--if needed)
$150  
Some Meals (960those not included in Program Fee) $60  
Personal Spending Varies  
TOTAL ESTIMATED COST $8,770+

 
 


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.