Great Smoky Mountains - August 2015
In Summer 2015 (as well as almost every August since 2005), participants will discover the splendor of the most rugged mountains in Appalachia with PNC Professor Vanessa Quinn!
The Great Smoky Mountains preserve a rich cultural tapestry of Southern Appalachian history. This extraordinary travel/study course will bring participants into contact with the ecosystem of a temperate forest where plant life, sparkling mountain streams and the breath-taking vistas that will be their classroom.
They will explore the wildlife, plant life, ecology, geology, and environmental concepts unique to the Smoky Mountain, a world of breathtaking wonder and beauty!
- BIOL 28800: 2 credit hours, this course counts toward the Ecology minor and as a graduation requirement in the Biology major
- BIOL 32400: 3 credit hours, this course fulfills a General Education Core (Natural Sciences) requirement, a graduation requirement in some Education majors, and an elective toward the Ecology major