OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SFS: Costa Rica (Sustainable Development Studies)

Program Administrator: 
SFS
Country: 
Costa Rica
Host Institution: 

School for Field Studies research station

Location: 

The Center for Sustainable Development Studies is a small farm on a hillside with spectacular views overlooking the Rio Grande River in the fertile Central Valley. The field station is part of the small neighborhood of La Presa/Los Angeles. The town of Atenas is a short walk from the field station.

 

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Summer
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Requirement: 

Applicants must have completed at least one college level course in ecology or environmental studies, and are encouraged to have taken coursework in international development, economics or anthropology
Students must have completed at least one college level course in Spanish or otherwise demonstrate a working knowledge of conversational Spanish prior to participating

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

Visit the SFS website

Program Costs: 

Visit the SFS website

Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Biology
Bioresource Res.
Ecological Eng.
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Science
General Science
Natural Resources
Rec. Resource Mgt
Renewable Mat.
Spanish
Sustainability


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