DCP is pleased to offer two different university-level field courses in 2012. Which one is right for you?
Ethological Studies – Marine & Terrestrial:
Field dates: 20 – 31 May
Remote learning dates: 1 – 11 June
Cost: $2,450 (does not include tuition or airfare to Fort Lauderdale, FL)
This exciting field course, taught in conjunction with Georgetown College, will explore topics including operant conditioning, social behavior, learning, mirror recognition and more. Interactions with wild dolphins off Bimini, Bahamas as well as dolphins at Dolphin Encounters (Nassau, Bahamas) will provide opportunities for real-life observations and illustrations of course topics. For more information on this course, click here.
Field Course in Cetacean Ecology
Field dates: 30 May – 11 June
Remote learning dates: 21 – 29 May and 12 – 18 June
Cost: $4,270 (Includes 3 credit hours tuition, but does not include airfare to Bimini, Bahamas)
Our second and equally exciting course will be led by Sacred Heart University and provide an introduction to dolphin biology and behavior as well as research techniques such as photo-identification of individuals. The wild dolphins off Bimini, The Bahamas will be your study subjects, with students having the opportunity to collect and ID photographs, contributing to DCP’s long-term photo-ID catalog. For more information on this course, click here.