Why study in Costa Rica?

  • Learn about environmental issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective
  • Study intersection between community, ecosystem, economics and politics
  • Explore environmental and economic implications of plantation and small-scale agriculture, eco-tourism, bio-prospecting, and national park management.
  • Analyze impact of export-oriented development on family, class, and race relations.
  • Learn strategies for natural resource conservation through organic agriculture and sustainable extraction of timber and other forest products
City: 
San Jose
Term: 
Fall
Of interest to majors:: 
Anthropology
Biology
Environmental Studies Concentration
Global Development Studies Concentration
Latin American Studies Concentration
Sociology
Language of Instruction: 
English
Spanish
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