The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences: Education Abroad Programs

These programs are subject to change.  Not all programs travel every year.  Click on the links to find the most up-to-date information.


England flag.jpg  England/Scotland: Agricultural and Environmental Communication (May - June 2021)

This course will engage students in a concentrated study of selected prominent English food and agricultural issues and the ways through which mass media communicates with and educates the public about these issues. 


small_Australia flag.jpg  Australia: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment (May 2021)

This May program has students exploring the relationship between humans and their natural systems through the lens of environmental sustainability; all while traveling through stunning parks, forests, and coastlines.

small_Australia flag.jpg  New Zealand: Sustainable Tourism and Human Impacts on the Environment (May 2021)

During this May education abroad program, students will examine the natural history and resource conservation of New Zealand's South Island and improve their understanding of relationships between human societies and the natural environment. 


  Panama: Through the Lens of AgriCulture, Sustainability, and Diversity (May 2021)

This course is designed to give students a different perspective on agriculture and other economic sectors that influence food, fiber, and fuel. Students will also have the opportunity to explore culture outside of the classroom and view, first-hand, food and production based on varying available natural resources, socioeconomic status, and needs of the region and/or country.


England flag.jpg  England: Evolution in Darwin's World and Ours (May 2021)

Evolution in Darwin’s World and Ours provides an opportunity for students to learn how evolutionary theory relates to all careers and even every-day life. Students will all be able to relate to discussions on historical and modern interpretations of the origins of life, scientific inquiry, and the acceptance of new ideas. The pre-departure course takes place during the spring semester. 


  Chile: Agriculture and Agroecosystems (December-January 2021)

Learn about the varied climate and geography of this long, narrow, coastal South American country that is the source of US fruits and vegetables in the heart of the U.S. winter. Chile also focuses on specialty crops such as grapes, which maintain the production of standard agronomic crops such as corn and wheat. 

 Human and Animal Interactions (December-January 2021)

This program focuses on the role of animals in our society and allows students to gain an appreciation for how history, government, geography, and infrastructure can impact cultural development and the use of land and animals within our societies.



  Scotland's Ruminants (March 2022)

This spring break program will expand your understanding of small ruminant animals and the origin of many U.S. livestock breeds. Students also visit the University of Glasgow, host of the FEEPASS Veterinary Medicine program.

brazil flag.png  Brazil: Alpha Zeta Partners (January - February 2022)

This education abroad program during the first term of the spring semester is only open to members of Alpha Zeta Partners. Through a combination of lectures and excursions, students explore historical, cultural, environmental, social, institutional, organizational, and individual leadership perspectives of Brazil.


  Costa Rica: Sustainable Service Learning (Spring Break, 2022)

On this education abroad program during spring break, students develop cultural awareness and problem-solving skills while conducting sustainable service-learning projects in conjunction with EARTH University's rural development programs.





south africa flag.gif  South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare (Summer)

This May program takes students on a safari through parks and refuges where they study wild animal behavior and welfare by observing animals in their native habitat.





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