Peru, Andean Landscape: Inca Trail and Lake Titicaca
GEOG 2320 - 4 credits
|Travel Dates:||Arrive by November 26, return December 9|
|Course Dates:||Nov. 26 - Dec. 8, 2012|
|Registration Deadline:||Oct. 1, 2012 or until course is full (SPACE IS LIMITED.)|
Description: This course introduces students to intensive field activities (including a 4-day Inca Trail hike) pertinent to the study of Andean individuals and societies. Students will study the characteristics of people, activities as well as landscapes across the locations of Lima, Cusco and Puno in Peru. This course will focus on the geography, history, archaeology, biology, ecology and sustainable issues surrounding the above mentioned destinations.
This course stresses the development of critical thinking skills and the promotion of cultural diversity and global awareness. Understanding locations and patterns of human activity in the Andes and in the adjacent coastal location of Lima will help the student to understand the world that we occupy and to appreciate the circumstances affecting individuals and countries other than our own.
Approximate Travel Expenses*:
|Airfare to and from Peru:||$1,000 (Students are responsible for making flight arrangements)|
|Airfare within Peru:||$250|
|Program Fee:||$1,800 (Includes lodging, fees, almost all meals, and ground transportation)|
|Food:||$20 (Students will be responsible for two meals at approximately $10 per meal.)|
|Cancellation Fee:||$1,800 (Assessed if student drops course after being officially registered.)|
*Tuition fees apply and are in addition to travel expenses.
Contact: Erika Trigoso at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPACE IS LIMITED. Applications are being accepted until October 1, 2012 OR until the course is full. Application forms available online.