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Trinidad & Tobago: Tropical Animal & Veterinary Experience
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Cost Summer
Fact Sheet:
Academic College: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design Best Fit Majors: Animal and Nutritional Sciences
Language of Instruction: English Program Options: Faculty-Led, Service Learning
Credits Earned: 3 Faculty Leader: Marlon Knights
Program Description:


Trinidad & Tobago: Tropical Animal & Veterinary Experience

Trinidad VetThis study-abroad service-based course is designed to provide students hands-on experience with Tropical Animal Health and Disease, Livestock and Wildlife, while engaging in service learning at a Veterinary School and Hospital, and at Governmental and non-Governmental farms and Zoos. Students will also gain further exposure to tropical animal science by accompanying government and university Veterinary Health professionals on service calls, farm tours and student practical exercises.


City: Port-of-Spain

Country: Trinidad & Tobago

Population: 37,074

Information: Port of Spain is the capital city of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest municipality, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.

Places of Interest:
Veterinary School and Hospital
Matelot Area Turtle Watching
The Red House
Fort Picton



Trinidad WVUAssociated Program Course:
AVS 393- Tropical Animal & Veterinary Experience - 3 credits


Marlon Knights

For more information, please contact Dr. Knights at


Program Cost $5,525

WVU course Credit
Round Trip Airfare
Programmatic Academic Excursions
Comprehensive Travel and Health Insurance

Billing for the summer 2017 programs will occur upon registration into the courses associated with the Education Abroad program in STAR. The payment deadlines for the program will be the same as WVU Summer Semester Tuition and Fees. Registration will occur in mid-April, students will receive correspondence from OGA with registration instructions upon acceptance into the program after the application deadline. All payments are due in full before trip departure. Payments can be made through STAR or by contacting the Mountaineer HUB at (304) 293-4006.


Visa Required for US Citizens? No

Useful Links:
How to Apply for a US Passport

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