Duke Marine Lab-Pivers Island, Beaufort, North Carolina

Subjects: Variety of courses in marine science, including biochemistry, ecology, developmental biology, geology, oceanography, physiology, and systematic.

Prerequisities: 3.0 GPA with 3.3 in science coursework; successful completion of introductory courses in Biology, Chemistry, Math and Physics (for Geology courses) plus any coursework faculty advisor recommends; junior-level standing; demonstrated maturity.

Length: Semester or summer.

Credit: Up to 4.0 Albion units can be earned, depending upon courses chosen
(1 Albion unit = 4.0 semester hours).

Faculty: Regular faculty of Duke University.

Housing: Dormitories.

Cost: Albion College comprehensive fee covers program tuition and fees; room; board for fall & spring semester programs.

Costs Not Covered by Albion: Transportation to/from North Carolina; airfare if attending the Beaufort-Bermuda program; refundable key deposit; housing deposit; books; phone deposit (long distance privileges); miscellaneous personal expenses.

Faculty Advisor: Dean McCurdy, ,  Olin Hall

Comments: The Duke University Marine Laboratory is an interdepartmental training and research facility situated on 15 acres of  Pivers Island, within the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The area's system of barrier islands, sounds and estuaries is well-known for its rich flora and fauna and diverse habitats. The area lies within the range of both temperate and tropical species of biota.

Contact:
Ms. Helen Nearing, Coordinator, Academic Programs
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University Marine Laboratory
135 Duke Marine Laboratory Road
Beaufort, North Carolina 28516 Telephone: 919-504-7502
Fax: 919-504-7648
E-mail:
Web: http://www.env.duke.edu/marinelab/