Course Requirements

Study Abroad with Sustainability

The University of Florida has many Study Abroad Programs that have significant sustainability content and provide Cluster credit for students pursuing the Sustainability Studies Major or Minor.  
The following courses are frequently available:

UF in Belize:

Wildlife Ecology  (Cluster D)
Field Methods in Ecology and Conservation (Cluster D)
Marine Ecology and Conservation
(Cluster D)

UF in Costa Rica:

Green Energy and Sustainable Systems (Clusters B or C)
Earth  (various Clusters)
Doing Business Sustainably  (Cluster B)

UF in Fiji:  Humans and the Environment (Various Clusters)

UF in Florence:  Global Environment and Resource Issues (Cluster B)

UF in Merida: Ecology (Cluster D)

UF in New Zealand:  Biodiversity and Conservation (Cluster D)

UF in New Zealand:  Travel Studies (various Clusters)

UF in North Queensland:  Humans and the Environment (Various Clusters)

UF in Swaziland:  Wildlife Ecology (Cluster D)

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For a list of all UF sponsored study abroad programs, please go to http://www.abroad.ufic.ufl.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.AdvancedSearch
Under Parameters, go to Program Type and select: UF Sponsored

Beyond these UF Sponsored courses, the University of Florida International Center provides a list of affiliated programs offering study abroad opportunities for which you may receive UF credit.   For a list of affiliated programs, please go to http://www.abroad.ufic.ufl.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.AdvancedSearch
Under Parameters, go to Program Type and select: Affiliated Program

To ensure that a specific course offered by these affiliated programs will provide Sustainability Studies credit, email the syllabus of your proposed course to the Director of Sustainability Studies (thiele@ufl.edu).  The Director will determine whether the course will secure Sustainability Studies credit and let you know its Cluster designation.

Sustainability Study credit for Study Abroad may also be obtained by enrolling in courses offered through non-affiliated programs and other universities upon approval by the University of Florida International Center and the Director of Sustainability Studies.
 To determine whether you may receive UF credit for courses provided by the non-affiliated programs and other universities listed below:

1) Meet with a Study Abroad Advisor at the University of Florida International Center

2) Upon confirmation by the UFIC that the course will secure UF credit, send the proposed course syllabi to the Director of Sustainability Studies (thiele@ufl.edu) to determine its Cluster designation.


Other Study Abroad Programs

The following downloadable list of non-affiliated institutions have active sustainability study abroad programs Download File

When studying abroad, consider the sustainability of your travels by consulting www.ufic.ufl.edu/sas/Outboundstudents/Sustainability.html


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