Stony Brook University

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Contact Information
Contact:Kurt Bretsch
Address:NS 123 Chancellors Hall
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6700
Program Site
Program Type:Field Experience
Discipline(s):Semester by the Sea (Biology, Marine Sciences)
Location:Southampton, NY
Dates Offered:Academic Year
Number of Weeks:15
Credit Hours:15
Plan:A or B
Additional Program Information
About The Program: The Fall Program uses an experiential learning approach, taking full advantage of the Southampton Marine Science Center, its research vessels, its waterfront marine lab facilities, and the unique campus location on the shores of Shinnecock Bay for direct access to coastal waters and the Atlantic Ocean. Students participate in intensive studies focused on the diverse marine habitats of eastern Long Island including bays, estuaries, salt marshes, rocky intertidal zones, dunes, beaches, tidal flats

Program Requirements: Any student may enroll, but the program is best suited for upper level science majors as several of the elective courses have prerequisites. Visiting students must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and have completed college level biology. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. http://www.stonybrook.edu/southampton/sea/marine_home.html

Program Costs: Tuition - 2,935 per semester Room - 3,798 per semester Fees - 976 per semester

Access Types
  • Direct: student may apply and go directly to the study abroad site from the home campus if approved