This program explores issues in environmental sustainability from a European perspective. Students will be exposed to scientists working collaboratively across agriculture, natural resource management, food production, manufacturing and alternative fuel resources.
Apparel Merchandising and Product Development (AMPD) students will have the opportunity to broaden their international knowledge of the apparel industry by participating in this study tour. Students will visit manufacturers and designers, as well as local museums, in Italy.
Through this program, students learn first-hand the challenges of establishing a sustainable business in a developing environment, and how to creatively apply their skills to improve the business. This offers tremendous capacity for not only experiential learning, but also leadership and personal growth.
This experience will provide students a global perspective of human interactions and
animal management practices with various livestock and wildlife species. Students
will see how history, and geography impact the use of land and animals within society.