Summer session at UMBC provides students opportunities to earn credits while exploring other cultures and gaining hands-on experience. Study abroad opportunities offered during Summer Session 2014 include:
COSTA RICA (GES 400/600)
Study Sustainable Development & Conservation in Costa Rica This Summer
This summer, partake in a unique study abroad experience that involves a mix of field research and service learning. Travel to Costa Rica and interact with rural communities engaging in sustainable development projects and gain a first-hand understanding of tropical biodiversity. Students will obtain an appreciation for balancing the needs of development and conservation in a tropical rural setting. The field study is offered to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students.