Faculty Led Programs

Check out the wide variety of short-term faculty led programs offered through the college international program offices.  This page showcases programs running in 2023.  While many of the programs are repeated annually, others are dependent on current faculty and student interests.  Check back as new programs will be added often. To see the variety of programs offered over an entire year, take a look at the 2022 program offerings

 

Soils, Crops and Natural Resources of Costa Rica


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

March 8-17, 2023

Location: Costa Rica
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Learn about the soils, crops, environment of Costa Rica while gaining an appreciation for the Costa Rican culture.

Wildlife Conservation in Tanzania


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

May 14-28, 2023

Location: Tanzania
Open To: Preference given to CALS students.
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Learn about the natural history of Tanzania with an emphasis on diverse habitats. Visits will include several national parks and game reserves that encompass different ecosystems.

Greece and Italy: Food, Culture and Agriculture


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

Location: Greece & Italy
Open To: Preference given to CALS students.

Fulfills international perspective requirement

Exposes students to food systems from production to distribution, to marketing, and policies and regulations associated with the European Union.

Integrated Management of Tropical Crops 


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

March 8-18, 2023

Location: Costa Rica
Open To: Preference given to CALS students.
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Introduction to production of a wide variety of tropical crops from the perspective of Costa Rica. The class also explores Costa Rican ecology, history, and culture.

Service Learning Trip to Uganda


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

March 9-20, 2023

Location: Uganda
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Directly contribute to improving the quality of life for the people of Kamuli District, Uganda through service learning initiatives.

Caribbean Marine
Biology


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

March 11-19, 2023

Location: Honduras
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Learn about marine biology while participating in diving and snorkeling activities in a variety of marine habitats on the world's second largest barrier reef system.

Creating a School Garden: Service Learning in Uganda


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

Location: Uganda
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Gain experience working in diverse cross-culture teams while learning about complex issues surrounding hunger and poverty in school-aged children in Uganda. 

Agricultural Production, Business and Trade in Australia


Australia
Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

March 9-20, 2023

Location: Australia
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students

Fulfills international perspective requirement

Pre-requisite: 3 credits in Agronomy and/or 3 credits in Economics

Analyze production agriculture, business, and trade in Australia and compare them with respect to the USA.

Dean's Global Agriculture and Food Leadership Program to Rome


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

May 14 – June 10, 2023

Location: Italy
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Gain valuable knowledge, skills and abilities with respect to global agricultural production, resources and food issues. Conduct on-site work with professionals at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organizations (FAO).

Business Development Study Trip in Brazil & Argentina


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

January 4-15, 2023

Location: Brazil
Open To: Preference given to CALS students.
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Develop knowledge in international agricultural business development through experiential learning in Brazil and Argentina.

Thailand and Cambodia Global Healthcare Experience                        


Managed by: College of Human Sciences       

May 14th – 30th, 2023 

Location: Thailand and Cambodia
Open To: Preference is given to CHS students
NRS 490 OR FS HN 496/596
Get hands-on health care experience working in rural communities by focusing on health, food security, & sustainability.

Experience Historical Italy: Origins of Sport and Sports Medicine                


Managed by: College of Human Sciences       

March 10th – 18th, 2023 

Location: Italy
Open To: Preference is given to CHS students
Students earn graduate level credit
Spend your break learning about ancient & modern sports medicine practices while enjoying Italian culture & sites.

 

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


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

June 4th – 17th, 2023

Location: France
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement
Be immersed in the French culture while comparing and contrasting food sustainability issues in the U.S and France. Experience history first-hand through iconic landmark visits throughout Paris.

BREXIT - History, Political Implications and Possible Outcomes, UK                          


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

Location: United Kingdom
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students
Fulfills international perspective requirement, Pre-requisite: 3 credits in Economics (recommended)
This course will examine the economic and political logic behind the vote, and consider the consequences for the UK economy since the UK left the EU.

Animal and Dairy Science in The Netherlands                                                          


Managed by: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

May 15-28, 2023

Location: Netherlands
Open To: Preference is given to CALS students majoring or minoring in animal or dairy science.
Fulfills international perspective requirement

Gain an understanding of extensive livestock production in the Netherlands and what the implications and considerations of this are with regard to the environment, sustainability, and acceptance by society.