Faculty-Led Programs

Faculty-Led Programs

Participate in a high quality, short-term program led by some of our most outstanding faculty! These programs provide 3 to 6 credit hours and will help you gain new knowledge and learn about a new culture.


This faculty-led study abroad course will focus on wildlife indigenous to Australia, Aborigines history and culture, livestock management and opportunities to explore rainforests and the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

August Intersession, Even Years

Visit Australia

There are two service-learning program options in Belize. Global Community Development in January, and Service-Learning Through Community Partnerships in the summer.

January Intersession and Summer I

Visit Belize

This faculty-led program in Ghent, Belgium explores specific issues in environmental sustainability from a European perspective across the areas of agriculture, natural resource management, food production, manufacturing and alternative fuel resources.

May Intersession

Visit Belgium
England and Scotland

This faculty-led study abroad course envelopes students in the study of agricultural and environmental issues in the United Kingdom. Students will learn from journalists and public relations professionals about the techniques used to address these issues to the public.

May Intersession, Odd Years

Visit England & Scotland

This faculty-led study abroad course is designed to give students an opportunity to experience firsthand the unique flora and fauna that have existed on the Galapagos Islands for centuries. Visiting the Galapagos Islands is like walking in the footsteps of noted naturalist, geologist, and biologist, Charles Darwin.

August Intersession, Odd Years

Visit the Galapagos Islands

This study tour is for Apparel Merchandising and Product Development (AMPD) students. The program will explore manufacturers, designers, and local museums in Italy to expand students' knowledge of domestic and international apparel markets.

May Intersession

Visit Italy

This experience will provide students with a deeper understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. The program combines discussions of history and theory with experiential learning in both Rome and Reggio Emilia, Italy.

May Intersession, Odd Years

Visit Italy

This course combines theory and experiential activities to explore the fundamental principles and elements of the Mediterranean lifestyle. It includes a study abroad itinerary in Italy to immerse students in the culture of food and life in Italy.

May Intersession

Italy: The Food & Culture of the Italian Mediterranean
New Zealand

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.

January Intersession

Visit New Zealand

Spend your spring break exploring the rich history and exotic commodities of this country during the Comparative Studies of Panamanian and U.S. Agricultural Practices study abroad trip.

Spring Break

Visit Panama