Travel Study

Andean Highlands and Cloud Forest, Ecuador

Visit Kichwa communities in the Andes and gain insights into bilingual schools and traditional healing practices. Hike and explore biodiversity in the Cloud Forest. Learn about sustainability, fair trade coffee and ecotourism. Support community conservation. Become an ecological citizen!

GS 375 Ecuador Travel Study: Civic Engagement and the Environment fulfills Goals 9 and 10 and counts for electives in GSWL, SPAN, SUST, WGSS. Financial aid is available. The May term is worth six credits and the winter term is worth three credits.

Contact Dr. Linda D'Amico at for more information.