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Students in Peru with a llama

Peru - International Engagement in Agriculture


  • Peru | December 28, 2024 to January 8, 2025
  • Credits: BTNY 43110 or ASEC 43110 - a total of 3 credits
  • Cost in 23/24: $3200 includes accommodation, some meals, in country transportation, activities. The cost does not include airfare or some meals.

 Callout: March 6, 2024, 6:00 pm, Lilly 1436

Using established partner relationships, students will work with international partners to address identified challenges to learn the principles of extension methodology and sustainable community development by integrating their discipline knowledge and technical skills from previous courses. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, market analysis, project design and planning, business planning and business ventures, and cultural factors affecting community food security while they work in bi-national teams. Some key objectives are to strengthen learning, literacy, and life skills of Peruvian and Purdue students through mutually beneficial engagement to improve lives and livelihoods. Students will also be required to register for a preparation 8 week seminar fall 2024 (2nd half of semester) and an 8 week post course spring 2025. Students will earn a total of three academic credits for this experience.

Three-course sequence (3 credit total)

     Approved Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Capstone course

     Three credits of International Understanding for the College of Agriculture
  • BTNY or ASEC 43100 Planning for International Engagement Methods – cr. 1
    1. Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20, LILY 3-102
    2. 8 weeks, 2nd half of Fall 2024 semester
  • SA Winter Session Peru  BTNY of ASEC 43110 International Engagement Methods and Food Security) – cr. 1
  • BTNY or ASEC 43120 Evaluating International Engagement Methods – cr. 1
    • Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20, LILY 3-102, Spring 2025 








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