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Global Challenges in Jamaica

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Port Antonio, Jamaica
Course # SA 21239
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 05/16/23 to 06/01/23

Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description



  • Jamaica | May 16-June 1, 2023
  • Credits: ASEC 43110 – 3 credits
  • Cost

Leslie Fairchild
Julia Bello-Bravo

While in Jamaica students will explore Portland Jamaica and help solve sustainable issues, experience multicultural education, and encounter international agriculture. Students will study at the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) as well as problem solve with local organizations on sustainable development goals. 


Callout: October 6th at 6:00 pm in Lilly 3-102


Academic Credit

This experience is a 3-credit course with International Understanding credit.


Any student completing ASEC 59800 held in the spring semester.

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

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