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Multifaceted and Cultural Dimensions of Cartagena, Colombia

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Cartagena, Colombia
Course # SA 10204
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Spring Break 2018 03/10/18 to 03/17/18

Program Leader
Purdue University
Room 26 Agriculture Administration Building
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613

Program Description

Students will be provided with the necessary experience to understand the implications of cultural differences among nations, with regards to culture and cultural communication. Combining an academic component with a real-world exposure to not only the culture of another country but its needs will serve to create a unique course that encourages personal and professional development.

All student will gain a basic knowledge of the influence of cultural competency on successful international travel, marketing, education, and communication. Additionally, students will be exposed to the cultural history, tradition, and language of Colombia, and will broaden their cultural horizons through exposure to Latin American and Caribbean civilizations, its history, language, food, dance, and festivals. Students will also participate in common not-for-profit humanitarian activities, involving children at a public hospital, at a not-for-profit organization, and in an impoverished community. Students will gain knowledge of the cultural traditions of Colombia and Colombian business practices as well as the operation of not-for-profit organizations.

Students will earn two credits for this course.

For more information contact:
Dr. Pamala Morris,
Myron McClure,

Callouts: October 12th & Nov 8th - 5:30 pm AGAD 128
Ag Study Abroad Website 

Academic Credit

2 credits of AGR 49300.


Students must remain in good academic standing with the college.

Program Cost

Approximately $3,400.

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