Subject: Plant Science
Credit units: 3
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Plant Sciences

Description

Students are introduced to the agriculture and culture of Ecuador through pre-departure readings and seminars. During the tour, students will interact with local farmers, industry and government, students and faculty to gain knowledge of the agroecosystems of Ecuador. A student symposium ensures direct contact between Canadian and Ecuadorian students at ESPE and ESPOCH universities in Quito and Riobamba. Students interested in taking this course should contact the instructor at least 4 months prior to the start date of the course. There are additional non-refundable costs in addition to tuition fees.

Note: There are additional non-refundable costs in addition to tuition fees.
Permission of instructor required.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of 30 credit units of university-level courses.
Note: Students with credit for the PLSC 398 "Ecuador Study Tour" will not receive credit for this course. Extra fees may apply. Please contact the college for information.

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