University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

01-250 Field Trip in International Agriculture W(3-0)

A 2 week field study program to the Caribbean or Mexico costing approximately $1600 per student in addition to regular tuition fees, immediately prior to the commencement of the winter semester (December 27 to January 10 approx.) Students will visit corporate and individual farms, university and government research stations and become familiar with agricultural production systems. Projects and/or assignments will be completed during the winter semester. Classes are scheduled to meet once a week in the evening during the winter semester. In addition, students will be expected to attend several sessions in the fall semester prior to the field trip. Background information and specific reading assignments will be provided to students in these pre-course briefing sessions. It is important that students identify their interest in taking this course by course selection in March of the previous year or by notifying the O.A.C. Dean's Office by September 10 prior to the winter semester in which they wish to take the course. A deposit of $800 in the form of a cheque made payable to the University of Guelph must be in the O.A.C. Dean's Office by September 10 in order to confirm a reservation for travel arrangements. Scholarship support is available to B.Sc.(Agr.) students through the Cavers Memorial Scholarship and the Wolff International Scholarships. This course must be recorded as part of your Winter course selection and tuition and compulsory fees will be calculated accordingly.

Prerequisites: 01-125 or 01-1101/2 or registration in International Development.
Exclusions: 01-300.
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Last revised: November 4, 1997.