Study Abroad, Bahamas
Would you like your coursework to be filled with the sun, sea and all the wonders that a pristine island environment holds? If so, consider celebrating nature, education and teaching in the Bahamas where surf and learning are a natural pair. Countless opportunities exist for learning and teaching as we explore, snorkel, beach comb and work directly in the local community’s schools. The treasures and the fantastic experiences of the Bahamian culture, nature awaits you this summer.
Date of Trip — May 24-June 1, 2013.
Cost — $1,850. This includes airfare, local transportation, housing at Forfar Field Station, all meals on site, boat trips, field station programs, and school placements. EIU tuition is additional.
Credit Available — Students may register for a minimum of one credit hour and a maximum of four credit hours.
Note: All courses require admission to teacher education program and a passing score on the Basic Skills test.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|STG 4000||Multicultural/Disability Practicum||1 Credit|
|ELE 3290||Science in the Elementary and Middle School, Block Two||3 Credits|
|ELE 5660||Science Curriculum, Graduate||3 Credits|
|ELE 4741||Independent Study||1-3 Credits|
Andros Island Links
Dr. Daniel Carter
Dr. Marylin Lisowski
Talk to your adviser as soon as possible to make sure your plans are secure. Below are interest forms for each program; print and fill out the appropriate form for your desired program and turn it in to the designated faculty director.
Official Applications and Registration
To apply for the Bahamas program, click here.
Deadline for application/registration is Feb. 4, 2013. Hard copies of the study abroad forms must be delivered to the Office of Study Abroad (Blair Hall 1207) by Feb. 4, 2012.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
- EIU Study Abroad Scholarships
- If you apply before the end of the Fall 2012 semester, you will have an advantage in attaining funds for 2013 study abroad.
- Department of EC/ELE/MLE Scholarships
- May be applied toward the Toronto, Bahamas, and El Paso trip expenses.
- If you receive financial aid and are interested in study abroad, contactJenny Stout in the Office of Financial Aid.