The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Saint Michael's College
  Dec 16, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BI 250 - Tropical Ecology

The course consists of five meetings during the fall semester and a two-week study tour examining the tropical ecology of three Costa Rican ecosystems (rain forest, cloud forest and dry forest) during winter break. Students will generate questions from observations, followed by conducting research projects to address the ecological questions.


Prerequisites: BI 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or permission of instructor.

Half course
Misc. Notes: Satisfies Experiential Learning requirement.
Enrollment by application, limited to space available. Admission is selective based upon academic performance and potential to be a responsible and contributing group member during the work in Costa Rica. Travel costs must be paid by students and are not covered by their financial aid packages.