This academically rigorous program follows a six-day/week schedule. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to help students actively discover and understand the complexities of environmental, social, and economic issues in Tanzania. Read more about the SFS program model.
Major academic themes include:
On the Fundamentals of Wildlife Management program, you will take one 4-credit course. This course is participatory in nature and is designed to foster inquiry and active learning combining lectures, field exercises, assignments, and tests. This course is taught in English.
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|SFS 3500||Wildlife Management and Conservation||4 credits|
Summer sessions are designed to make back-to-back sessions possible for students who want the in-depth experience of internship-level training, while going off the beaten path and exploring the world. Each summer session focuses on a different topic, and you’ll have time to rest and travel independently between sessions.
Carnivores of the African Plains (Tanzania Summer II)
Elephants of the African Savanna (Kenya Summer II)
Learn to live the pole pole lifestyle at SFS’ Moyo Hill Camp. Surrounded by Tanzania’s world-famous national parks and wildlife, it’s the perfect base camp for expeditions into the field. Campus is reminiscent of summer camp, with plenty of outdoor and communal spaces, while the small, friendly community of Rhotia is a short walk away.