Maymester

2017 UAFS Domestic and International

Maymester programs

Coastal Caribbean Biology

Special Topics in Accounting (New York)

 

COASTAL CARIBBEAN BIOLOGY – MAY 2017 

Belize, Central America

Course fee: $1570, plus tuition. Includes airfaire, accommodations, activities, most meals, and travel insurance. Register for BIOL 420V 3 cr. hrs. for Spring 2017 CRN 1506

Dates: May 14 to 20, 2017. Faculty Leader: Dr. R. Kannan

Belizean Crane

 

 

Rock Beauty Angelfish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Six days in various habitats and destinations in Belize, both mainland and offshore 
  • Hikes into rainforests and savanna habitats to observe and study exotic tropical plants and animals with trained local naturalist guides
  • A day at the ancient Mayan ruins of Xunantunich and the surrounding rain forests
  • Snorkeling off the island of Caye Caulker in the New World's largest barrier reef
  • Birding in mangrove forests and inland lakes
  • Canoeing the Macal river to observe riverine gallery forests and its denizens
  • A trip to the world famous Belize Zoo which harbors only Belizean animals
  • Resort style accommodations with sumptuous local food served by a Belizean family

Ancient Mayan ruins of Xunatunich

It is advisable to take vaccinations as reccomended by the CDC. Zika virus has been reported in Belize. The course is intended for degree-seeking biology majors with strong interest in nature. A passport is required. 

For more information contact Dr. R. Kannan at 479-788-7616 or rkannan@uafs.edu, office in Math-Science 222

 

Please read Registration and Course Payment Guidelines carefully.

Maymester Registration Due Date: TBD

Maymester Payment Due Date: TBD

All Maymester application materials must be submitted to the Office of International Relations by this date. (Application Form, Release Form, copy of passport or ID). Student must be approved by Office of International Relations and Maymester Faculty Leader to be eligible to enroll in course.

 


 

Special Topics in Accounting - May 2016

New York City, New York - an aerial view

 

The Statue of Liberty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Title: ACCT 457V, Special Topics in Accounting: Accounting Standards - The Dual Role of the FASB and the IASB in the Standard-Setting Process

Course Description and Objectives: A course designed for junior and senior level accounting majors who are interested in learning more about the accounting standard-setting process. Students will research and discuss the accounting standard-setting process, which entails studying the various standard-setting bodies (e.g., FASB) involved with a special emphasis on the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and its role in the process. Additionally, students will spend time in New York City to visit several organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Students will have the opportunity to tour each organization's facilities and learn about the standard-setting process, including the role(s) each organization plays in the process. Students will integrate what they have learned in class, including their outside research, with the knowledge gained from the various site visits in a final comprehensive project.

Credit: 3 credit hours

Eligibility Requirements: ACCT 3003 Intermediate Accounting I

Housing: Hotel

Program Dates: May 16 to June 3, 2016 (Travel dates: May 22 to 27, 2016)

Cost: $1700 plus tuition

Please read Registration and Course Payment Guidelines carefully.

Maymester Registration Due Date: January 4, 2016

Maymester Payment Due Date: January 11. 2016

All Maymester application materials must be submitted to the Office of International Relations by this date. (Application Form, Release Form, copy of driver's license). Student must be approved by Office of International Relations and Maymester Faculty Leader to be eligible to enroll in course.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Maymester students at Stonehenge

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Maymester students in Britain

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