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|Program Director:||Francis, Sarah, Reddy, Manju||ISU Course:||FSHN 496, GLOBE 496|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Sponsor:||Iowa State|
This program will go again in May 2014 - the on campus course will meet throughout the Spring 2014 Semester. Check back later for details.
Course: FSHN 496 or GLOBE 496 (1 credit for spring; 3 credits for summer). Class will meet for pre-departure orientation beginning February 20, 2012 (Monday evenings).
Program fee: $3,850 which includes airfare, lodging, program transportation, all entrance fees, program coordination, visa and group meals. If you purchase your own airline ticket, you will be billed the program fee less the cost of the airline ticket.
Other Fees - 1) $10 program application fee to the Ag Study Abroad office; 2) $105 study abroad administrative fee charged by Study Abroad Center; 3) tuition and fees for 3 credits during summer 2012
Out of Pocket Personal Cost - 1) passport which costs $135 if you don't already have one; 2) ISIC (International Student ID Card) which costs $26; 3) health insurance if you are not covered on your existing policy; and 4) immunizations (varies based on where you go). Of course, there are also other personal costs, such as some meals and souvenirs, etc.
Program fee, tuition and fees, and the $105 administrative fee will be applied directly to students' Ubill .
If you are in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a first time traveler, contact Jodi Cornell at email@example.com to see how you can get the cost of your passport reimbursed.
Program prerequisites: Undergraduates from any Colleges at ISU and students from other universities will be considered, however preference will be given to students who can express a strong interest in integrated agriculture, food systems, nutrition and health, particularly in India.
Criteria for selection: 3.0 GPA or higher preferred. Willingness to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, keen interest in learning about and working in a developing nation, must have stamina and be willing to prepare for long, active days in the warm environment of southern India.
TENTATIVE ITINERARY: Tentative Itinerary in India.docx
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