Clouds covering the top of Arenal volcanic mountain.

Why study in Costa Rica with ICADS?

  • 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
Language of Instruction: 
English
Spanish
Of Interest to Majors: 
Anthropology
Biology
Environmental Studies Concentration
Global Development Studies Concentration
Latin American Studies Concentration
Sociology