Travel in beautiful Costa Rica, “the Green Republic,” as you learn about environmental conservation, the challenges of eco-tourism and the principles of sustainable development. Explore environments that range from volcanic cloud forest to tropical coastline as you learn about efforts to preserve the natural beauty and diversity.
Stay with families in a small city rich in traditional culture and home to some of the longest-living people in the world. Improve your Spanish in small conversation classes from beginning levels to fluency. Teach English and provide health information during a stay in a nearby rural community.
Open to all majors and all language levels.
Students will enroll in SOC-B 399 Human Behavior and Social Institutions, VT: Sustainability and Wellness in Costa Rica; or SOC-S 362 World Societies and Cultures, VT: Costa Rica
- Travel dates | March 8-18
- Estimated cost | $2700
Applications are due by November 30 and a non-refundable deposit of $300 is due by December 15. Balance must be paid in full or by commitment from Financial Aid by January 17.