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Field Research in Costa Rica

Costa Rica -

Tags: Anthropology Biology Economics Environmental Studies Geology Gender Studies Global Studies Government International Studies Latin American Studies Music Spanish

Advisor: Dr. Jodi Sedlock

The ACM field research program is designed primarily for advanced students wishing to pursue a significant field-based independent research project. This research may be in the humanities, social sciences, or sciences. Students prepare for their research during a month-long orientation that includes intensive language training and a review of fieldwork methodology. The research may be integrated with an ongoing project at Lawrence or started afresh on the program.

Students who will be juniors or seniors with prior coursework in the proposed research discipline are eligible. Familiarity with statistics, field work methodology, and research methods is recommended. At least two years of college Spanish (or the equivalent) is required

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Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Semester, Term
Offering Note: This program is offered in Spring semester or Spring term.

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: Spanish
Secondary: English

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