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Sustainable Development Studies in Costa Rica

Costa Rica -

Tags: Biology Economics Environmental Studies Ethnic Studies Latin American Studies

Description:
This program is offered at a field station in the community of Atenas, located along the Rio Grande River in the Central Valley. Students enroll in four courses, each of which includes extensive field study and makes use of guest lecturers and opportunities to interact with the host community. The program provides environmental studies majors who wish to focus on policy issues with an opportunity to study the challenges that developing countries face as they attempt to increase prosperity while striving for levels of sustainable development that preserve natural resources.

Prerequisites:
Applicants must have completed at least 1 college-level course in ecology or environmental studies and one Spanish course. Previous coursework in international development, statistics, economics or anthropology is encouraged.

For more information:
http://www.fieldstudies.org/pages/4250_costa_rica_semester.cfm


Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Semester

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: English
Secondary: Spanish

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