Global Diversity General Education Requirement

Participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.  Students participating in a program that does not have a (G) designation below can use the regular petition process to have a particular course taken in their program to fulfill the Global Diversity requirement.  Students who wish to have their off-campus programs work applied toward general education requirements in a particular way should petition the Faculty Subcommittee on Administration with support from the relevant academic department before participation in the program.

Field Museum Semester: Research in Natural History

United States -

Tags: Anthropology Biology History Museum Studies Geosciences

Advisor: Israel Del Toro

Description:
ACM's Field Museum Semester: Research in Natural History is an intensive off-campus program that combines internship, research, and coursework. It is for upper-level students interested in natural history research with a background in evolutionary biology, anthropology, geology, and/or a related discipline. The internship component consists of 25-30 hours per week working at the Field Museum, for which students receive a stipend. The program is rounded out by participation in a course taught by the Visiting Faculty Director, which cuts across different disciplines and takes advantage of the Field Museum's unique collections, and a seminar led by Field Museum professional staff, which covers topics related to scientific communication, career development, and career preparation.

Prerequisites:
Open to upper-level students interested in natural history research with a background in evolutionary biology, anthropology, geology, and/or a related field.

For more information:
https://www.acm.edu/programs/47/field/index.html?utm_source=%2ffield&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=redirect


Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Semester

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: English