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  • Locations: Various Locations, Dominican Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Duration: Short Term Minimum GPA: 2.0
Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Language of Instruction: English
Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore NC State Students Only: Yes
Program Type: Group Provider: NC State
High Impact Experiences: Service-Learning Opportunities Additional Requirements: None
Program Coordinator: Kory Saunders College or Unit: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Program Description:
DR:Ag and Environmental Scienc

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This program is designed to give an exploration of topics related to agricultural and environmental sciences. The group will be visiting a variety of locations that will provide an overview of natural resource management in agricultural businesses. Students will also have a hands on opportunity to learn about different management practices of agricultural systems that incorporate the broad overview of topics related to sustainability relative to the plant and soil sciences. Students will have access to local Dominican field experts as well as local faculty and students that will accompany them on site visits. 

ACADEMICS 
Students will gain hands-on learning experience with environmental science and will experience being a part of a local conference on best management practices related to turfgrass science and other agricultural practices. Students will also have the option of enrolling in a 1 credit Crop & Soil Science course on international learning experience to prepare them for their time abroad. 

PROGRAM FACTS
Courses
CS/SSC 492: External Learning Experience (3 cr) OR
CS 590: Special Topics (3 cr graduate level) OR
AGI 194 (Study Abroad) (3 cr) OR
ALS 494: International Learning Experience in Agriculture & Life Sciences (3 cr)


NC State Program Cost 
$1,300 (This does not include the $350 application fee)
Budget sheet


Program Dates 
Travel: June 17-24, 2018
Pre & Post Sessions on Moodle 


Locations
Dominican Republic 

Contact 
Lori Unruh Synder 
Lori_Synder@ncsu.edu


Eligibility 
2.0 + GPA Not on active disciplinary probation 
Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently 
or during the prior semester 
Must have completed CS 213 or CS 200 and/or CS 111/121 to enroll in CS 492


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.