Academic Courses

ASTU 401I: Community Based Research through International Partnerships
Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2018
Academic Credit: ASTU 401H (3 Credits), ASTU 401I (3 Credits)
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2018
Location: Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, India, Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800
Cost may be offset by funding options

HIST 403J – Ecological and Environmental History of Costa Rica in Transnational Perspective
Eligibility: Open to all UBC students who have completed 2nd year (54 credits) by January 2018. This course will fulfill the History as well asInternational Relations BA major seminar requirements.
Academic Credit: Three or six credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from May - August, 2018
Location: Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $4,600 - $4,900

PSYC 417A – Psychology and Developing Societies
Eligibility: Open to all Faculty of Arts Psychology majors & minors who have completed 2nd year (54 credits) by January 2018 as well as completed 6 credits of 300-level psychology course work.
Academic Credit: Three credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from May - August, 2018
Location: Uganda or Kenya
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,400
Cost may be offset by funding options

ECON 492d – The Economics of Sustainable Development
Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing with 9 credits of Economics completed prior to starting course
Academic Credit: Six credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2018
Location: Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, India, Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800
Cost may be offset by funding options

APSC 461/462: Global Engineering Leadership
Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2017
Academic Credit: Six credits
Placement Length: 8 weeks from July - August, 2017
Location: Mexico, Costa Rica, or India
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800