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Faculty-Led Travel Study Jamaica: Sustainable Business in the Caribbean
Montego Bay, Jamaica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winterim
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winterim 2015 09/26/2014 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2015 01/11/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Faculty-Led Travel Study
Language of Instruction:
English
Housing Options:
Hotel/Hostel
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study:
Business
Language Prerequisites:
No
Target Language:
English
Service-Learning:
No
Internship Available:
No
Program Description:

Jamaica: Sustainable Business in the Caribbean

Location: Jamaica, West Indies
Duration: Winterim 2015 UW-W class, Jan 4th-11th 2015 (tentative travel)
Requirements: Consent of the instructor, minimum of 2.5 GPA, at least second semester freshman status, and good disciplinary standing
Language of Instruction: English
Course Selection: Safety 491 or Management 491
Application Deadline: Friday September 26th, 2014
PROGRAM:
This course is designed to provide the student with experience in sustainable business practices in two leading industries in the Caribbean: tourism, and hospitality. Students begin with two days of preparatory instruction on campus and then proceed to Jamaica where they will visit representative companies in the hospitality and tourism industries, receive presentations from management on sustainability efforts and certifications, and make their own contribution through team-based sustainability projects.

Estimated Program Fee: $2,449*
Fee Includes: -Airfare and local transportation
-Local accommodations
-Indicated group meals
-UW-System academic abroad insurance
Tentative Travel Itinerary: Jamaica Itinerary.pdf
* The estimated program fee is based on 14 paying participants. The actual program fee will be established mid-term when all participants have obtained legal travel documents.
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Coordinator Contact:
Dan Colleran
Center for Global Education 
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5757 (direnct)
      262-472-5759 (appointments)
Email: collerad@uww.edu

Faculty Contact:
Dr. Edward Kapp
Ocup & Envir Safety and Health
Tel: 262-472-5423
Email: kappa@uww.edu



 

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