Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2016

Turkana Basin Institute Origins Semester Abroad Themed Path (TBO) SBC Integrated Course Cluster

The Turkana Basin Institute ‘Origins’ semester abroad field school is comprised of five sequential two-week course modules that provide 15 credits of 300-level coursework in ecology, archaeology, paleontology, physical anthropology, and geology.  This program is a unique opportunity for students interested in the science of humanity’s past. It combines the excitement and hands-on experiential learning of a field school with the immersion of a full semester study abroad. The TBI field school offers a balance of hands-on field experience and classroom instruction. It is ideal for students looking to acquire practical field skills in survey methods, vertebrate fossil identification, stone tool technology, and ecology