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South Africa- Wildlife Manag.



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Study Abroad on Wildlife Management and Conservation in South Africa will give students a hands-on opportunity to work with endangered wildlife like Rhinos, Sables, Kudus and Lions as well as other species. Students will learn about dart assembly, tranquilization, radio telemetry and other wildlife techniques utilized in species conservation. Poaching is rampant in South Africa and the challenge it poses is very daunting By assisting with treatment and rehabilitation efforts students will learn about the powerful role that wildlife veterinarians play in helping with wildlife management. 

ACADEMICS

This course offers hands-on experience with African wildlife while in their natural habitat. The veterinary experience gained during this course is truly global in nature as students work with a South African veterinarian and learn about challenges in wildlife management and conservation.    

PROGRAM FACTS
Courses

  • ANS 495: Wildlife Management and Conservation in South Africa (3 credits)


NC State Program Cost

  • $3,350 (Does not include $450 application fee)
  • Budget Sheet


Program Dates

  • May 14 - May 30, 2019

Locations

  • Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa


Contact

  • Shweta Trivedi, strived@ncsu.edu


Eligibility

  • 3.0+ GPA
  • Not on active disciplinary probation
  • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester
  • Must be at least a sophomore
  • Must be a Pre-Vet Track student
The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund for the program may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Withdrawal and Refund Policy for details. Questions may be directed to study_abroad@ncsu.edu. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/14/2019 05/30/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance in 2 to 4 weeks.