Field study trips at Antioch University New England (AUNE) set our graduate program apart from more traditional programs, and reflect our commitment to field-based, collaborative teaching, and learning. Students in our field courses travel with AUNE Department of Environmental Studies faculty to study natural and cultural history, ecology, conservation, and environmental justice in various regions throughout the United States and the world. These trips offer special and rare opportunities for students to synthesize material learned in on-campus courses and to apply ideas and knowledge in new natural and cultural landscapes.
During the trips, we meet with local and regional experts in the areas we visit. Students build collaborations with ecologists, conservationists, environmental educators, and environmental advocates around the world. Students and alums frequently comment that the learning and friendships from their field study trips are the highlights of their graduate studies at Antioch University New England. Field study trips are an optional part of our curriculum, but we strongly encourage all students to take advantage of these courses if finances and schedules allow.
Costs typically range from $300-$2900 depending upon length of the trip and distance traveled. Trips last from five days to three weeks. All courses are credited and applied to degree requirements.
Antioch University New England Field Study Trips Schedule: 2017-2019
|Cost key:||(1) <$400||(2) $400–$1000||(3) $1000–$2500||(4) $2000–$2900|
|Academic Year||Fall Semester|
Trip runs in September
Trip runs in March
Trip runs in May/June
Trip runs in June, July, or August
|2017–2018||Coastal Geoecology of New England: Cape Cod (1)|
Mountain Ecology (1)
|Ecology of the White Mountains (1)
*Note: Field Study Trips schedule subject to change. Contact: Jim Jordan, Field Study Trip Coordinator, with questions: [email protected]