Travel Course

Agricultural Production, Business and Trade in Australia

The course objective is to enhance students' understanding of production and competition in agricultural world markets. Students will analyze production agriculture (a typical farm or ranch), business and trade in Australia and compare them with respect to the USA. Pre-departure orientation will familiarize students with the history, culture, politics, geography, soils, agriculture, economy, and trade of Australia.

 

Integrated Management of Tropical Crops - Costa Rica

This program provides an introduction to production of a wide variety of tropical crops (coffee, banana, pineapple, mango, sugar cane, cut flowers, vegetables, papaya, etc.) from the perspective of Costa Rica. The class also explores Costa Rican ecology, history, and culture. Close cooperation with University of Costa Rica faculty allow many unique opportunities during the class visit.

 

Tropical Agricultural Production, International Business, and Trade in Panama

Students will gain introduction and first hand exposure to tropical agricultural production, economics, international business, culture  and rural life.  Students will have an opportunity to learn about Panama's strategic location and also experience the Panamanian culture while also learning about how history and culture play a key role in shaping the  relationship between Panama, the United States and other countries on the world.

International, Industrial/Academic Leadership Experience in Taiwan

Students will travel to Taiwan and stay on the campus of Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU) and participate in the Industrial Academic leadership Experience Program (II/ALE). 

II/ALE is a program organized annually by CYCU since 2007, allowing students in engineering and related majors from seven countries the opportunity to complete two-week long projects in multi-national and multi-disciplinary teams, attend lectures, field trips and cultural activities in Taiwan. Each project is supervised by a CYCU faculty member.

Cathedrals, Castles, Culture and Cuisine-sustainable, Safe & Nutritious Food in France

With the growth of the world’s population and the increasing awareness that our natural resources are limited, development of sustainable systems to produce food is essential. Globally, the food industry is one of the largest industrial sectors, consumes tremendous amounts of energy and water, and can result in large quantites of waste; thus food has a critical impact on the environment, including greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

Dean's Global Agriculture and Food Leadership Programs: Rome

Interested in understanding the causes and dynamics of world hunger?

Do you ever wonder what is happening to improve the lives of the world's 1.4 billion people living in extreme poverty?

This integrated production and policy program will allow students to gain valuable knowledge, skills and abilities with respect to global agricultural production, resources and food issues.

Natural History of Antarctica

Students will travel to Antarctica through Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. They will spend 12 days on a ship exploring the Weddell Sea, Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Throughout the duration of the trip, while on the ship and during daily excursions to the continent, expedition leaders and lecture staff will guide students in viewing wildlife like whales, a huge variety of seabirds, penguins, and seals. Students will explore the icebergs, mountains and waterways of Antarctica's geography.

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