UGA Coastal Summer Semester (Summer Short Session I)
Experience Georgia’s coastal environments and participate in marine field research at the University of Georgia Marine Institute. Explore the salt marsh, conduct fisheries sampling aboard the Research Vessel Spartina, study nesting sea turtles, and dive into your own independent research project.
Classes: Students take two of three classes. All students take MARS 4500 – Field Study in Oceanography and Marine Methods (4 credits) and then choose between MARS 4510 – Independent Study in Oceanography and Marine Methods (4 credits) and BIOL 4960 – Undergraduate Research in Biology (4 credits).
Dates: June 4 – June 29, 2018
Program Costs: $1,750 program fee and $140 laboratory fee plus UGA tuition for 8 credits.
Dr. Charles Hopkinson
Department of Marine Sciences
Dr. Damon Gannon
UGA Marine Institute
Non-UGA Students: This program is open to UGA and non-UGA students alike. Students from other universities simply need to obtain transient student status at UGA to register for these courses. Contact Dr. Damon Gannon for information on obtaining transient student status at UGA.
Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 for full consideration. March 16 for Round 2 Acceptance. After March 16, applications will be reviewed if space is available in the program.