The Green Business Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to gain in-country international experience with a blend of academic, corporate and cultural experiences. The course explores the concepts and principles of “green business” in Costa Rica.
Students enrolled in the course will examine initiatives of several organizations that have integrated sustainability-focused business practices into their operations. The course will look at the business scene from various perspectives: indigenous entrepreneurs, multinational operations, and Costa Rica based companies. The class format will include guest speakers and team projects.
Details about the price, class, etc. for 2014 will be announced by the beginning of Autumn Semester. The cost covers hotels, breakfast each day, ground transportation, select meals, cultural excursions, international health insurance coverage and other fees associated with site visits. Airfare will be purchased individually and should not be purchased until students have been notified of acceptance into the program.
Walk-In Information Hours about Short Term Study Abroad are held every Monday & Friday from 11am-1pm on the second floor of Mason Hall.
Student applications will be reviewed based on GPA and class rank. Business Scholars will receive preference.
The Green Business Program is available to students enrolled at The Ohio State University who meet the following qualifications:
***Non Fisher students (i.e., EEDS majors, Ag Econ, etc.) may have this requirement waived
Deadlines & Application
Visa and vaccinations costs (if needed) are not included in the total price of the program. Please visit the Center for Disease Control website for suggested vaccinations and health information for travelers. Vaccination costs can be substantial and may vary by individual and location; consider this cost before registering.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: All students holding a U.S. visa (i.e., international students/scholars) who are participating in International Programs-CIBER programs must schedule and attend an appointment to meet with an Office of International Affairs International Student Services advisor. Students who do not provide evidence of this interview within two weeks of acceptance in the program, will not be permitted to participate in the program and will not receive a refund of their initial deposit.