SFS is an affiliated program. You receive resident credit for the courses you take. Your grades count toward your University of Minnesota GPA and each course appears on your transcript. More information can be found in the Academics Policy.
Tropical Rainforest Studies: Contribute to research on the loss and fragmentation of rainforest and take courses examining environmental policies related to the issue on local and national levels. You will earn 16 credits.
SFS offers two summer sessions in Australia. Each is worth 4 credits.
Session I: Rainforest Management Studies in New Zealand and Australia
Session II: Techniques for Rainforest Research in Australia
Program of study, course descriptions and syllabi are available on SFS's Australia Summer website.