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Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Environment and Culture

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
Program Starts: May 14, 2019
Program Ends: May 23, 2019
Major 1: Art Fine & Studio
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $2,685
Link 1: EF Tours Trip Number 2167647VN
Program Locations: Monteverde, San Jose
Contact Phone: 304.876.5446
Contact Name: Erin Neve
Contact Email:
What is Included: Airfare
Local transportation
Most meals
Local guide
Activities & excursions
What is not Included: Passport
Estimated Costs: $2685
Community Members: There is a $350 Community Traveler Assessment Fee. Your mandatory University Travel Insurance will be covered by this fee.
Program Description

This course Art 304: Travel Photography to Costa Rica, will introduce students to travel and wildlife photography with an emphasis placed on the use of photography and art in conservation efforts. This course will end with an international study abroad trip touring Costa Rica's rich environment and cultural conservation refuges. The course will cover topics such as:
- Why travel/wildlife photography?
- Essential photographic tools and tips for travel/wildlife photography
- Travel photographers/photographic artists whose work addresses issues of conservation
- Research on locales we will visit in Costa Rica

Quick Facts

Population: 4636348
Capital: San Jose
Per-capita GDP: $ 12100
Size: 51100 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Shepherd University Study Abroad Office