PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Andes and Amazon Field School hosts Pitt in Ecuador undergraduate programs during Spring Break as well as June and July Summer Sessions. Each program is open to students from any university. No matter which session you choose the Andes and Amazon Field School will immerse you in the culture and environment of the Amazon for a adventure you won’t forget. Credits transfer back to your home university.
Outcomes: The goal is to give you skills for working with indigenous communities or in cross-cultural settings whether in NGOs, academia, business, or government.
Pitt in Ecuador Program Overview
Spring Break (March 4-11, 2017)
Pitt in Ecuador Spring Break combines 2 groups:
1. International Marketing 1 cr.
BUSMKT 1511: Marketing 'Made in Ecuador' to the World
2. Tropical Ecology (1 cr.)
BIOSC 0825: Ecology of the Napo Valley (1 credit)
The two groups share the same itinerary.
Cost: $1,799 in-state/$1,999 out-of-state
Session 1 (June 1-24) 6 credits
ANTH 1713: Health and Nutrition of the Kichwa People ANTH Amazonian Culture and Environment
Cost: In-State; $4,900; Out-of-State: $5,100. Apply
Session 2 (June 2-July 17) 6 credits
Biology Research Course
Cost: In-State: $4,900; Out-of-State: $5,100. Apply