Bridgewater State University
Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-6183
Fall: April 1
Academic Year: April 1
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Trinidad And Tobago

Field School: Community Forestry, Gender, and Sustainable Living in Trinidad

Term To Study: Spring-Break 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Program Starts: Mar 08, 2020
Program Ends: Mar 15, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $2,170
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Program Locations: Port-of-Spain
Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
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What is Included: BSU 3-credit course, international airfare, accommodations, onsite transportation, itinerary activities, and some meals.
What is not Included: Other meals, airline baggage fees, spending money and $25 application fee.
Estimated Costs: Program Price: $2,170

Additional Estimated Expenses not included in Program Price:
$25 Application Fee
$100-150 Additional Meals
$50 Airline Baggage Fees, if applicable
$50-$200 Personal Spending Money
Program Description

Faculty Leaders:
Prof. Diana Fox
Prof. Louise Badiane

Undergrad: ANTH 355
Grad: ANTH 555
ANTH 355 fulfills CORES: Soc/Beh Science, Global Culture, Multicultural

Course Description:
This course provides an opportunity for students to participate in an interdisciplinary field school in Port of Spain, Trinidad at the Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP). Designed as an experiential community-based learning experience, students will gain skills pertaining to research in a new cultural setting and participate actively in community
events. Students will develop a field work tool kit including standard qualitative research skills and applied knowledge specific to the cultural environment.

Quick Facts

Population: 1226383
Capital: Port-of-Spain
Per-capita GDP: $ 20300
Size: 5128 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 04:00 hours) Atlantic Time (Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Bridgewater State University Study Abroad Office