Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Buccoo, Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
- Program Terms: Winter
- Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
This program is focused on the business and culture of various islands, nations and sovereignties in the Caribbean. Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) will be an immersion into the commerce and cultural environments of an independent, small sovereign nation, with a long, rich heritage of influences, and whose main industries include cocoa, sugar, citrus fruits, and coffee, as well as tourism and Carnival. Calypso, as T&T’s unique musical genre has influenced culture and music as well. Students will learn about the history of the country, understand its economic and political environments, visit important sites (including its main businesses, landscape, buildings, etc.), and experience its cuisine and music as well centered in Carnival. Time will be spent on guided tours of various aspects of the country’s economy and culture, including lectures at University of the West Indies, and engaging in lessons and conversations with the instructor(s) and peers surrounding the topics presented. It will also include service learning activity.
Upon successful completion of this program, you will have/be able to:
Credit/Registration: Students will be registered for HRM T380 The Caribbean – Consulting, Culture, Cuisine and Citizenship for 3 credits as a part of their winter term course load. Students must leave space for this 3 credits in their winter term credit load or will have to pay for exceeding the 20 credit maximum. The 3 credit for this program are not optional. A syllabus for the course will be provided.
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course. All majors and all levels of students are welcome to apply.
Instructor: Dana D'Angelo (firstname.lastname@example.org), Clinical Professor in LeBow College of Business.
Arrival Date: December 13, 2019
Departure Date: December 21, 2019
*Students are fully responsible for all arrangements if they extend travel independently before or after program dates.
Pre and Post-trip Class Requirements
Itinerary Highlights--Daily discussions with instructors, peers and activity representatives
Due September 30, 2019 - $500 Advance Payment +$25 application fee
Due November 1, 2019 - $1,195 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.
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