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Czech Republic and Poland

Study Abroad in the Czech Republic and Poland
Summer 2017
3 Credit Hours

Course No:

  • AGSD 4390 - Prague Travel (Undergraduate)
  • ACR 5385 - Travel Seminar (Graduate)


May 21 - June 6, 2017

Course Objectives:

The study tour will provide an integrated view of the rich cultural, agricultural, historical, technological, economic, communications and religious nuances of Central Europe. The program includes a weekend trip to Krakow, Poland and an additional weekend for individual/small group excursions.

This course will provide students with a unique international experience emphasizing agricultural and societal issues in post-communist central Europe. Students will be exposed to the history, culture, economy and current issues of the Czech Republic and neighboring countries. The program leaders will use a combination of experience, lectures, discussions, readings, and research to convey the course materials. Students completing the course will:

  • Broaden their understanding of agricultural policy
  • Discover how international companies operate in different environments
  • Learn about the impact of cultural differences on the structure of agriculture and compare central Europe with the U.S.
  • Deepen their understanding of the development of civilization and culture and the importance of agriculture development
  • Recognize the elements of U.S. culture that have roots in Central Europe, and particularly the Czech Republic

Finally, experiencing a blend of language, history, art, culture and government will internationally and culturally enrich each student.


Approximate Cost:


Does not include tuition and fees, airfare, meals, or personal expenses.

Contact Program Director:

Dr. David C. Frazier

Forms and Flyers:

Tarleton State University Applied Learning Experience