Global Opportunities – Program Options

CSU College of Business Sponsored Faculty-led Programs

Faculty-led programs are one type of education abroad program offered at CSU. This type of program is designed with CSU faculty and or staff leading a group of CSU students abroad for CSU credit. Many faculty-led programs are offered during school breaks (summer, spring break, fall break and winter break), making it more feasible for students with restricted school year schedules to have an opportunity to go abroad.

Community & Cultural Engagement in Ecuador

This winter break CSU faculty-led winter break program is designed to engage students in service learning and community development in the high Andes of Ecuador. This program travels to multiple cities in Ecuador along I35 – the pan-American highway. During this program, participants will develop personal and cultural awareness through business visits, cultural activities and service projects through various field excursions throughout multiple cities in Ecuador. This course integrates meaningful service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. Whether visiting a rescue center for children or observing local community activism and ecotourism, students will broaden their perspectives of how communities can combat and overcome poverty.

January 2 – 16, 2020 : Quito, Otavalo, Banos, Ingapirca, Cuenca and Guayaquil

Students can learn more about this program and apply here by September 15, 2019.

Business & Cultural Engagement in Tanzania

This winter break CSU faculty-led program is designed to provide students the opportunity to participate in a hands-on service-learning project while in Tanzania that focuses on a current social, health, or economic issue. Students will visit and engage with local businesses as well as community members to learn how Tanzanian culture impacts business within Tanzania and globally. During the course, participants will develop self and cultural awareness through experiential activities, dialogue, reflection, readings, critical analysis, and community development.

January 3-16, 2020: Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Serengeti National Park

Students can learn more about this program and apply here by September 15, 2019.