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Czech Republic and Poland

Study Abroad in the Czech Republic
Summer 2015
3 hour credit

Course No:

  • AGSD 490 - Prague Travel (Undergraduate)
  • ACR 590 - Travel Seminar (Graduate)

Dates:

TBA

Course Objectives:

The study tour will provide an integrated view of the rich cultural, agricultural, historical, technological, economic, communications and religious nuances of Central Europe. The program includes a weekend trip to Krakow, Poland and an additional weekend for individual/small group excursions.

This course will provide students with a unique international experience emphasizing agricultural and societal issues in post-communist central Europe. Students will be exposed to the history, culture, economy and current issues of the Czech Republic and neighboring countries. The program leaders will use a combination of experience, lectures, discussions, readings, and research to convey the course materials. Students completing the course will:

  • Broaden their understanding of agricultural policy
  • Discover how international companies operate in different environments
  • Learn about the impact of cultural differences on the structure of agriculture and compare central Europe with the U.S.
  • Deepen their understanding of the development of civilization and culture and the importance of agriculture development
  • Recognize the elements of U.S. culture that have roots in Central Europe, and particularly the Czech Republic

Finally, experiencing a blend of language, history, art, culture and government will internationally and culturally enrich each student.

Information

Approximate Cost:

$3,107.00. Includes airfare, in-country travel, lodging, meals, and study abroad insurance. Does not include tuition or fees.

Contact Program Director:

Mr. David C. Frazier
frazier@tarleton.edu
254.968.9053

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