The objective of this course is to gain insight, understanding, and perspective of the agricultural industry, the food system, and culture of Belize. The rich culture of Belize reflects the diversity of the peoples who call Belize home: Maya, Creole, European, Garifuna, Mestizo, East Indian, Chinese and Mennonite.
The objective for this course id for students to develop knowledge and skills in international business development through experiential learning. Students will act as a consulting team for three to four early stage U.S agricultural technology businesses, assessing the market potential for their products in Brazil and creating a roadmap for developing their businesses there. They will interact heavily with the agricultural technology businesses, government and trade organizations, and Brazilian agricultural businesses and farms.
(Through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Office)
These scholarships are intended to offset the costs of international experiences for undergraduate students. Click here for a list of programs.
Students will visit comparable work settings in Iowa and Scotland to gain an understanding of occupational safety climate culture, and regulatory environment in the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK). They will be able to compare and contrast US and UK safety education and industry implementation. Also, students will be exposed to historical and cultural sites and activities allowing for an opportunity for a more well-rounded view of the two cultures.