study abroad with us

Faculty Director:

Rebekka Goodman, PhD.
School of Community Resources and Development
phone: 602-496-1054 

For additional information about the programs, please visit the ASU Study Abroad Office website

Community Development and Sustainability in Guatemala

Dates: March 4 - 11, 2019
Application deadline: November 15

Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Courses: 1 credit. CRD 494 Community Development and Sustainability in Guatemala

The core of Mayan civilization, Guatemala is rich in biodiversity and culture, with spectacular landscapes dotted by volcanoes, ruins, and the resplendent quetzal. We will spend the first part of our trip visiting rural villages around Chimaltenango, with San Martin Jilopeteque being our home base, before spending a few days in beautiful Antigua, a UNESCO world heritage site where you can hike an active volcano and roast marshmallows at the top.

Program Fee: $1,975
The program fee includes: housing in double rooms, three meals per day, site visits and cultural events, in-country transportation, ASU faculty support and
international health insurance.

Funding Study Abroad
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Sustainability, Park Management and Tourism in Australia and Fiji

Dates: July 12th - August 6th, 2019

Application deadline: March 1

  • Designed to educate students in the real world with an abundance of guest lectures in hotels, national parks, on beaches and in cafes, students will learn while they experience life in Australia and Fiji.
  • Program courses focus on tourism, park management, and how they both are affected by and affect sustainable development.
  • Inclusive program fee including ASU tuition, lodging, breakfasts, transportation for all program activities, entrance fees to group academic and cultural excursions, and international health insurance.

Students need a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Students may choose six credits from the following courses:

  • TDM 480:  Sustainable Tourism (3)
  • TDM 458:  International Tourism (3)
  • TDM/PRM/SOS 494:  Sustainable Park Management (3)