Australia Prerequisites


  • Participation in the Australia Program requires background knowledge in biology, especially in the field of ecology.
  • Students should have completed BIOHOPK 43, BIO 46, BIO 47, BIO 81/BIOHOPK 81, BIO 101, BIO 105A, BIO 115, BIO 130 or HUMBIO 2A or the equivalent for a letter grade prior to their enrollment.
  • Please contact Kevin Arrigo with questions about specific academic preparation that might serve as the equivalent prerequisite.

NOTE: Accepted and waitlisted students must complete a swim test to maintain eligibility for the Australia program. This consists of treading water for 5 minutes and swimming 50 yards. Tests will be organized by BOSP and administered by the Avery Recreation Pool.