Brazil (Maymester)

Cultural Pluralism in Agriculture

May 10 – 24, 2015

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About

Brazil Cultural Pluralism in Agriculture is for students who desire to broaden their knowledge of an international and pluralistic society. The course includes a visit to Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, and trips throughout the state of Bahia, noted for ecotourism, agricultural production, coffee production, and cultural diversity. Students will visit Brazilian federal agricultural agencies, non-profit organizations, rural schools, and other Brazilian agricultural organizations.

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Faculty Leader: Chanda D. Elbert, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications
celbert@tamu.edu

Faculty Leader: Kirk C. Edney, Ph.D.
Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications
kc-edney@tamu.edu

Study Abroad Advisor: Irene Scot
isscot@tamu.edu
979-845-0544v

Courses:  ALED 422/ALED 485/ALEC 685

Eligibility

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 and good standing (undergraduates)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and good standing (graduates)
  • Approval of faculty member

Chapada Diamantina 097

 

Cost

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) – billed to University Account

$4,900

Lodging and Meals

$1,250

Excursions and Cultural Site Visits

$313

In-Country Transportation

$750

International Health Insurance

$18

SAPO Administrative Fee

$300

Miscellaneous Program Expenses

Varies

Portion of Faculty Expenses

$720

Estimated Additional Expenses – not included in Program Fee

$2,895+

Tuition and Fees (in-state resident for 6 credit hours)*

$1,350

International Airfare

$1400

Passport and visa (if needed)

$145

Meals (not included in Program Fee)

N/A

Textbooks and Supplies

N/A

Personal Spending

Varies

TOTAL ESTIMATED COST

$7,795+

Classes Offered:

ALED 422 Cultural Pluralism in Agriculture: Selected topics on the diversity of human resources in agriculture; emphasis on working in a multicultural society and developing a sensitivity toward different cultures; explores the interrelationships between the contributions of diverse individuals and the state, nation and global success of agriculture.

ALEC 685 Directed Studies: 

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