Toucan Education Programs (TEP): Sustainable Economic & Community Development

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The Sustainable Economic and Community Development study abroad program aims to explore the nexus of community development and sustainable economic development.sustainable economic development. You will learn about the key aspects of the Beliz... read more

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The Sustainable Economic and Community Development study abroad program aims to explore the nexus of community development and
sustainable economic development.
sustainable economic development.

You will learn about the key aspects of the Belizean economy and
the challenges faced at the macroeconomic and community levels. 


The concept of sustainable development is multidisciplinary and
draws on the expertise of many disciplines.



This study abroad program will help you to understand the complexity of development in its many dimensions.

In addition, examine the interaction of community development
with the key objectives of investing in human capital, the alleviation of
poverty, and environmental preservation.


The community service is designed
to provide lasting value for a rural community in Belize while equipping you
with real-world experience



What else is included?
Site visits, class discussions with
Belizean experts, culturally immersive experiences, and free time to explore
the host country.

No pre-requite is required to enroll in this program.

Program Highlights 


  •  21 nights / 22 days in Belize
           

  • 45 contact hours (academic, community service, site visits)
            

  • Interactive intercultural learning curriculum        

  • Minimum of 4 field trips         

  • 3 excursions to places of cultural significance 

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Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Work and Family Studies
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Commonwealth Studies
  • Business
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticultural Business
  • Agriculture
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2010
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