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*WCU Spring Break in Jamaica - Geology Field Studies in Sustainability in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: WCU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options:
Host Family/Homestay
Max Credits Offered: 3 Area of Study: Geology
Program Type: WCU Faculty/Staff-Led Program Abroad Credit Type: Direct WCU Credit
Faculty/Staff Director: Cynthia Hall College: Sciences & Mathematics
Program Description:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This course will take students to Jamaica to get hands-on experience on building an Earthship, which is a sustainable building that is 100% off-grid and made of recycled material, most of which is collected on site. 
 
LOCATION
St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica
 
ACCOMMODATION
All participants will stay in home-stays located very close to the building site
 
LANGUAGE
All instruction for this course will be conducted in English.
 
COURSE INFORMATION
All students will register for ESS 348, 3-credit elective in ESS
 
EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE EXCURSIONS AND SEMINARS
Lectures on Earthship building techniques
Excursion to the beach
Day trip to the Bob Marley home and museum
 
PROGRAM COSTS
Paid to WCU
Tuition for the 3-credit hour course (Billed through the Bursar upon registration for the course)
$100 non-refundable study abroad application fee (Billed through the Bursar upon application to the program)
Mandatory WCU International Insurance (estimated around $25 and paid upon acceptance to the program)

Paid directly to Earthship360
Program fee of $1,800 (paid via Paypal - $500 by 1/20 + $1300 by 2/12) - includes all food, ground transportation in Jamaica, accommodations, and educational costs

Paid separately
Airfare to and from Montego Bay, Jamaica

CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Cynthia Hall
chall@wcupa.edu
 

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.