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Environmental Science (MS) Online Option
Obtain Your Protected Species Observer (PSO) Certification
September 26, 2015
Moody Gardens Hotel
8 am – 5 pm
Do you love adventure and being on the ocean? Are you passionate about marine conservation? This 1-day BOEM/BSEE-approved course teaches you to locate, identify, and reduce impacts to marine mammals and sea turtles.
A PSO career can be an exciting way to travel the country and world, while getting to see countries, oceans, and marine wildlife that few others get to see at the same time! This course provides the certification required to act as a PSO for seismic surveys in the Gulf of Mexico, but may also be accepted in various other industries and regions of the world.

Angela Bostwick
BOEM/BSEE-Approved Instructor
B.S. Marine Biology, TAMUG '05
M.S. Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, TAMU '10

Please contact Angela at with any questions about the class or life as a PSO. With over 600 days spent at sea, she can tell you what life is like as a wildlife observer. Discounted rate of $600 (normally $800) for current/f o r m e r  T A M U G  &  U H C L  s t u d e n t s . Included in course fee: continental breakfast, snacks, lunch, regulatory documents, and various identification guides, including Princeton Field Guide: Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World.

Houston Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (H-LSAMP)

The Houston Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (H-LSAMP) is an academic program designed for undergraduate students interested in pursuing degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. H-LSAMP is an alliance comprised of top area institutions, including: Texas Southern University, University of Houston, Houston Community College, San Jacinto College, University of Houston-Downtown, and most recently, University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, H-LSAMP was created to significantly increase the number of traditionally underrepresented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees in STEM fields each year. As a nondiscriminatory organization, H-LSAMP accepts all qualified individuals as resources allow.

If you want to develop skills and experience that will position you for life-long success, become an H-LSAMP scholar. Apply today!

Network Management and Security Training Programs
Are you interested in a career in Information Security or Networking? Have you ever thought of earning industry certifications to further your career? The Network Management and Security certificate is designed for you to achieve those goals.
The suite of four classes covers the fundamental technology, concepts and practices of modern Information Security operations, including access control, authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), network security protocols, policy construction and enforcement mechanisms, contingency planning and application security. Students have options of taking all four or individual classes.

Course Announcement: Spring 2015 Semester
Subject Course Title Course Description Instructor
BIOL 4391-02 Selected Topics in Biological Sciences
Coastal Avian Biology
Learn about the biology and conservation of coastal birds!
Weekend Field Trips to Local Areas.
Dr. Felipe Chavez-Ramirez

For more information contact:Instructor: Dr. Felipe Chavez-RamirezDirector, Conservation ProgramsGulf Coast Bird Obsevatory | Coastal Avian Biology (flyer)

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