The Spring Creek Field Studies Program is designed for: Geology, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies students. There are no formal pre-requisites and the program is open to all majors. For this program it would be helpful, not required, if you’ve previously taken courses in Geology or Ecology. The goal of this program is that you will develop an understanding of the complex geological, biological, and historical processes that shape the landscape, habitats, and natural and human communities that you see today.
This class uses a month of day hikes to explore the myriad natural resources in and around the greater Yellowstone region. The first ten days focus on unravelling the forces that have produced the spectacular geology of the region as well as the underlying natural resources that plants, animals, and humans rely upon to survive. The second ten days focus on the diverse ecosystems of the region, including those of the dry basins, the relatively wet mountains and plateaus, and the near-arctic conditions of the highest elevations of the Beartooth Plateau. Particularly noteworthy is the diver
This program is still in the planning stages for 2021, therefore, much information is still being determined. Please check back later in the fall semester and watch your email for program updates.
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This intensive, two-part program incorporates a cross-cultural homestay with individualized field study. The program is open to undergraduates of any major at the University of Pittsburgh and welcomes applicants from any field with sufficient Spanish language proficiency and an interest in Latin American culture. If you are selected for the program you will enroll in a preparatory seminar on campus during the spring of 2020, and then travel to country of the program they were selected where they will study, live with a host family and carry out an independent field project.
This four-week, six-credit program examines children's experiences of war and trauma from a psychological and neurological perspective. Two courses will be taught on this program, splitting time between Pittsburgh and London, UK. Prior to traveling abroad, you will have the opportunity to become certified in psychological first aid and learn about regional opportunities to work with children and young families who have experienced trauma.
Havana is a city of contradictions: the smell of sea spray mixed with Caribbean food, 50's-era cars sharing the road with Mercedes, gray concrete buildings sharing walls with pastel facades. Go beyond tourism and spend six weeks living and learning in the capital of Cuba, the only country in the Americas that has had a continous communist government for more than 50 years. Each day in Cuba brings a new experience, a new opportunity to learn, and new questions to answer.
This study abroad experience in Graz, Austria will immerse you in an international environment where healthcare and policy differs significantly from the United States This five-week, 6-credit study abroad experience will give you the opportunity to explore healthcare through a comparative lens, using Austria and Slovenia as specific examples to contrast with the United States. This program is designed for any student who is interested in healthcare or on the pre-med track.
Study in one of the most vibrant, exciting and culturally rich cities in the world. Pitt in London offers a variety of courses across different disciplines and an optional part-time internship. Your lecturers will be faculty from universities throughout the city along with Pitt faculty based at the CAPA London Center. Whether you study English Literature, Political Science, History, or Business London will be your classroom and textbook. If you decide to do an internship - we guarantee the placement!