Panama Study Abroad, Summer
PANAMA FOOD & NUTRITION
The course provides first-hand experience of the major health and nutritional problems that can influence the health, survival, and developmental capacity of populations in a developing society. At the same time analyzing and evaluating the interrelationship of food availability, socio-economic status, politics, religion, and culture.
Area(s) of StudyAll students take: FN 499| Special Topics: International/Global Nutrition (4 Units)
Course Description: The course provides an overview of health beliefs and practices of individuals from developing countries. It also allows comparison between cultures and the ability to create effective culturally appropriate approaches to meet their health and nutritional needs.
Language(s) of Instruction
A minimum cumulative CPP GPA of 2.5
Students will be lodging in a hotel
All Majors (preference given to Agriculture, Nutrition, Food Science and Spanish majors)
Seniors, Graduate Students, and graduating Seniors welcome.
The program cost is $3,400* (approx) and includes the following:
- Ground Transportation
- Student Travel Insurance
Students pay $200 non-refundable application fee and regular Cal Poly Pomona tuition for summer abroad. Students are responsible for obtaining a passport. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.
$300 recommended for meals, excursions and personal spending money for the duration of the program
Spring Break 2018
Application Deadline: January 15
Contact Dr. Aleida Gordon firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.