Discover London and Bruges- May 2020
This spring, join Dr. Firenze and Dr. Musa for BIO 259, Neuroscience and Evolution: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Human Nature!
Pre-trip activities will include lectures on evolutionary theory, neuroscience, the relationship between art and science, the history and culture surrounding the Age of Enlightenment and Victorian Era.
This class includes an eight day visit to London and other areas of Europe.
BIO 259: Neuroscience and Evolution (3 Credits)
An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Human Nature
The science of human nature was forever transformed by Charles Darwin’s groundbreaking publication of “On the Origin of Species” in 1859. Explore how modern neuroscience and evolution contribute to our understanding of the natural world and our own human nature as we examine culture through the lens of Darwin’s theory of natural selection. Investigate how London’s Victorian society influenced art and science to usher in an age of enlightenment.
CLASSES: Mondays at 9 am
Estimate program cost: $2595**
The program cost includes:
- All ground transportation
- Instructional activities
*No extra tuition charge for full time students.
**Fees subject to slight variation.
The program cost does not include:
- Cost of a Valid Passport $115-$185
- Meals $250
- Personal Expenses $ 200-$500
Tentative Travel to London & Bruges -Exact dates TBA -Late May-early June
Places you will visit while in London:
- British Museum
- The Museum of London
- The British Museum of Natural History
- The Darwin Center
- Down House (Home of Charles Darwin)
- The National Portrait Gallery
- Westminster Abbey
- The Tower of London
- The British Library
In addition, you will travel by high-speed rail to Bruges, Belgium to experience the history and culture of this beautiful, medieval city.
Apply Now to Join this Spring: