For students who desire biological field experience, the Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences is a affiliated with two regional biological field stations.
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, located in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, offers summer marine science field courses. The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory is a public, non-profit research facility dedicated to working toward a future of sustainable marine and coastal resources through scientific discovery, development of new technology, and education of future scientists and citizens.
Highlands Biological Station, located in Highlands, North Carolina, is a year-round biological field station with the mission to promote research and education in biodiversity studies (ecology, systematics, evolution, and conservation), with special emphasis on the diverse flora and fauna of the Appalachian Mountain region.
Other Biological Field Stations
Field course work or internships for credit can also be arranged at other biological field stations.
Some other possible sites are: