Academic Courses

ASTU 401 (section TBD) Wicked Problems in Community Development – Course & International Service Placement (Winter Term 2)
Focus on a case study in India and study the societal complexity of international community developments.
Academic Credit: 3 Credits.
Academic Term: Winter II.
Location: UBC Vancouver Campus.

HIST 403 (section TBD) Ecological and Environmental History of Costa Rica – Course & International Service Placement (Summer 2019)
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 credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from May - August, 2019
Location: Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $4,600 - $4,900

ECON 364B The Economics of Sustainable Development – Course & Regional Service Placement (Winter Term 2)
Eligibility: Minimum 2nd year standing with 9 credits of Economics completed prior to starting course
Academic Credit: Six credits
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2019
Location: Tofino, BC
Placement Cost: $2,900 - $3,200

ASTU 204C Collaborative Methods for Global Community Development – Campus Based Course (Winter Term 2)

Eligibility: Open to all UBC students
Academic Credit: ASTU 204C (3 Credits)
Location: UBC Vancouver Campus
Methodologies used: Systems thinking, strategic design, forum theatre
Theme: Global Migration
Instructor: Moura Quayle

ECON 364B The Economics of Sustainable Development – Course & International Service Placement (Winter Term 2)

Eligibility: Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2019
Academic Credit: ECON 364A (3 Credits), ECON 364B (3 Credits)
Placement Length: 12 weeks from June - August, 2019
Location: Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, India, Costa Rica
Placement Cost: $3,900 - $4,800Cost may be offset by funding options

SOCI 495F Community Based Participatory Research Approaches & Applications – Course & International Service Placement (Winter Term 2)
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