Program Administrator: 
OSU
Location: 

The city of Chillan is located on the southern coast of Chile, and has a climate much like southern Oregon or northern California. With the inverse of seasons, OSU's winter term corresponds to the summer term there, which is a beautiful time of the year to spend in Chile.

Duration: 
Winter term
Language: 
English
Spanish
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Host Family
Requirement: 

*Elementary level of Spanish (completion of SPAN 113, three years of high school Spanish or equivalent)
*G.P.A. = 2.5 or higher
*Sophomore standing

Program Details: 

The courses offered (tentative plan) are:

AREC 250 - Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3 credits)
FW 350 - Endangered Species, Society and Sustainability (3 credits) - This is a BACC Core course in Science, Technology and Society
FOR 365 - Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3 credits) - This is a BACC Core course in Contemporary Global Issues
SPAN 299 - Language and Culture of Chile - a class taught in Spanish designed to improve student's language skills and ability to live day to day in Chile (3 credits)
FW/AREC/EVST/NR/FOR/ANS 410- Internship (2 credits)

For more details, contact Dan Edge, Program Coordinator.

Program Costs: 

Contact the program coordinator for more details. A grant will provide $500 to $1,000 scholarships for travel expenses for up to 12 students participating in the program.

Academic Emphasis: 
Ag. Business Mgt
Agricultural Sciences
Biology
Bioresource Res.
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Science
Horticulture
Natural Resources
Spanish
Sustainability
Country: 
Chile