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Travel Study and Earn UVM Credit
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- By Carin Hoffman
Expand your global perspective. Experience the people, places, and perspectives of the world with UVM’s Faculty-Led Programs Abroad.
UVM’s programs give students the opportunity to earn 3-6 UVM credits in 1-4 week programs, or 15-18 UVM credits during a Semester Abroad (14-16 weeks). Visit the Study Abroad website for the latest information.
Info Sessions will be held October 7th through 10th.
New Orleans: Music & Culture - Spring (3 credits)
Info Session: Monday 5-6pm Spruce Room
Explore iconic New Orleans through its music and culture, as you earn D1 diversity credit. Experience how diverse cultures have come together to influence Jazz, eat Café Du Monde’s famous beignets, explore historical sites, listen to great music as you earn UVM credit.
China: Doing Business in China - Summer (4 credits)
Info Sessions: Monday 4-5pm Spruce Room, Wednesday 7-8pm Spruce Room, Thursday 5-6pm Chittenden Room
Gain experience in the cultural dimension of working and conducting business in China, the world’s fastest growing economy. Examine cross–cultural management issues, explore the dynamic changes in consumer interests, and conduct research with Chinese partners in seaside Qingdao.
London: The London Stage – Summer (3 credits)
Info Session: Monday 4-5pm Handy Room
Experience London culture through theater! Get behind the scenes at famous theaters, explore local sites, museums, markets, gardens, parks, shops and local cities.
Mississippi: Chasing the Blues – Winter (3 credits)
Info Session: Monday 1-2pm Rosa Parks Room
Earn D1 diversity credit while you explore the cultural heritage of the Blues in the Mississippi Delta! From Beale Street to Memphis, earn 3 credits as you visit iconic sites and trace the evolution of Blues Music and the Civil Rights movement.
Costa Rica: Tropical Forest Ecology – Winter (3 credits)
Info Session: Tuesday 5-6pm Handy Room
Explore the jungle and experience concepts in regional ecology, forestry practices, ecological economics, and community development in the fertile cloud forests of Costa Rica.
Bahamas: Place-Based Ecological Design – Winter (3 credits)
Info Session: Tuesday 12-1pm Handy Room
Explore tropical S. Andros Island, in the bio-diverse Bahamas. Practice ecological design and learn about land-use, planning, and ecotourism in the Caribbean.
Australia: Int’l Manual Therapy Collaborative with Bond University of the Gold Coast – Summer (3 credits)
Info Session: Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm, Rowell Bldg, Room 102
Partner with Bond University to explore manual therapy from experts around the world. Learn about health care access in Australia, explore cultural diversity, and enjoy outdoor sports and activities.
Jamaica: Intro to Education & Culture - Rasta Studies – Spring (3 credits)
Info Session: Wednesday 5-6pm Spruce Room
Explore Rasta culture and the ambitious education system in the homeland of renowned Reggae musician Bob Marley. Spend Spring Break in Jamaica and learn about cultures of the Caribbean!
New Hampshire: Winter Leadership Skills & Mountaineering – Winter (3 credits)
Info Session: Wednesday 7-7:30pm, Gormley Conference Room, SGA, Davis Center
Learn survival skills from highly trained guides as you develop yourself as a leader while mountaineering in the White Mountains. Earn 3 credits and learn the skills to survive expeditions in the winter.
Idaho: Backcountry Ski & Avalanche Certification – Spring (3 credits)
Info Session: Wednesday 7:30-8pm, Gormley Conference Room, SGA, Davis Center
Ski the backcountry of Idaho this Spring break, as you learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to fast-changing situations in winter terrain. Earn 3 credits and Avalanche Certification (level 1) while you learn how to safely ski in the Idaho backcountry.
Ecuador: Natural History & Conservation of Galapagos Islands & Tropical Andes – Spring (3 credits)
Info Session: Thursday 4-5pm Chittenden Room
Trace the footsteps of Charles Darwin as you explore the unique diverse ecosystems of the Galapagos Islands and Tropical Andes. Experience Ecuador in its bio-diverse glory as you learn about the nation’s conservation efforts.
China Semester: Culture, Language & Business - Fall ’14 (18 credits)
Info Sessions: Monday 4-5pm Boulder Room, Wednesday 7-8pm Boulder Room, Thursday 5-6pm Boulder Room
Build your resume and earn 18 credits as you gain international business experience, conduct market-based research, and take your language skills to the next level with an internship in the world’s fastest growing economy.