This summer’s Santa Monica College Study Abroad trips will be held in Ecuador, Costa Rica and Panama, London and Paris, and Tahiti.

Students earn academic credit and get to see the world at all-inclusive package prices ranging from $2,500 to $4,000.

The packages include roundtrip airfare, room and board, local transportation, and living needs such as aid supplies and health insurance.

In Ecuador, students will excavate Inca sites for six weeks. Information, (310) 434-4087.

Trips to Costa Rica and Panama for four weeks feature studies of marine biology and intercultural communication. Information, (310) 434-8222 or (310) 434-8782.

Lessons in music, history, and speech will take place on a three-week study trip of London and Paris. Information, (310) 434-4800 or (310) 393-8756.

A 12-day study tour on Tahiti features lessons in marine biology, island formation, human inhabitation, and ecosystems of coral reefs. Information, (310) 393-8716 or (310) 434-4716.

Information sessions for the Tahiti trip will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, April 29th and May 27th, in Science Building Room 134 at Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.

A mandatory pre-departure meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 24th, in Science Building Room 134.

Information on Study Abroad programs, (310) 434-4159.

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