Faculty-Led Travel Study Jamaica: Sustainable Business in the Caribbean
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Dates / Deadlines:
** 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.
Winterim 2015 UW-W class, Jan 4th-11th 2015 (tentative travel)
Consent of the instructor, minimum of 2.5 GPA, at least second semester freshman status, and good disciplinary standing
Language of Instruction:
Safety 491 or Management 491
Friday October 10th, 2014
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:
-Airfare and local transportation
-Indicated group meals
-UW-System academic abroad insurance