UGA- Terry- Business in Canada
This spring break study abroad program examines the economic and market environment for doing business in British Columbia, Canada. Based in Vancouver, students will visit companies and public/non-profit organizations and explore a world-class ski resort. Additionally, students will discover the culture and cuisine, history, and politics that shape the business climate in Canada.
Vancouver, BC (home base), with excursion to Whistler.
Faculty instructor will be Matt Roessing, Department of Legal Studies. Academic content is delivered in Athens through several pre-departure meetings (Jan/Feb), as well as in the experiential learning activities abroad (Mar). Students will enroll in the following course for credit. This course satisfies an upper-division general elective for business majors, and may satisfy additional requirements for IB co-majors. The academic program also fulfills UGA experiential learning requirement.
INTB 5100 Special Topics in International Business (3 credits)
Prerequisite: completion of pre-Terry coursework is preferred
This is a working itinerary and subject to change.
January 26, 1-4pm Low ropes / team-building activity (UGA Ramsey Ctr)
February 6, 3:15-5pm, Orientation (BLC, room TBA)
February 9, 10a-1p Class meeting (BLC, room TBA)
February 23, 10a-1p Class meeting (BLC, room TBA)
March 9 Depart USA to British Columbia
March 10 AM/PM orientation & city tour, welcome meal
March 11 AM/PM academic visits
March 12 AM/PM academic visits
March 13 AM/PM academic visits
March 14 Class meeting & debrief session
March 15 Excursion to Whistler, farewell meal
March 16 Return to USA
Double-occupancy, hotel accommodations. The program includes daily breakfast at the hotel and some additional group meals (per itinerary).
See estimated "Cost of Attendance" link at the top of the brochure page. Note: Optional activities at Whistler (e.g. skiing/snowboard, guided hike, etc.) will cost extra.
Speak with a UGA Financial Aid Advisor about how to apply the HOPE scholarship and other financial aid to study abroad expenses. Additionally, explore travel scholarships maintained by the Terry College and the UGA Office of International Education.
- Open to all business majors and intended business majors who have completed one year of college in residence at the time of application.
- Satisfactory academic and disciplinary records, and strong references.
- Enrollment is limited (a minimum enrollment count must be met to confirm program).
- Prerequisite coursework, if any, may be considered.
Admissions are rolling after the Sept. 15 decision date, and only applications marked "complete" by that time will receive a decision. Admission decisions will be sent via the studyaway.uga.edu application portal. Students will have a limited time to accept or decline an admission offer before the spot passes to another candidate. Students who accept the offer of admission must pay a non-refundable $300 deposit to confirm their place in the program and register for courses.