Major Advising Pages

Learning Abroad in Agricultural Education

Learn about agricultural practices in a very different ecosystem or about how people in another part of the world, such as the Ukraine, practice agriculture in a very similar ecosystem to our own. Study abroad can offer a global perspective on your studies in Agricultural Education.

Study Abroad Process

This is the basic process you'll complete in order to study abroad. The order in which you do things is somewhat flexible.

Academic Planning

Review the following suggestions from the Agricultural Education program before beginning your study abroad research.

How do I select a study abroad program?

How will study abroad programs fulfill my degree requirements?

Liberal Education

Major Core Requirements

General Agriculture Electives

General Guidelines by Year

Freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Minor in International Agriculture

Make an academic plan for study abroad

Programs

Africa and the Middle East

Kenya

Minnesota Studies in International Development (MSID)

  • This “mini-Peace Corps” program offers credit through coursework, research, field placements, and internships
  • Work along-side host nationals on development projects
  • Internships are individualized; example includes providing animal care for conservation/rehabilitation through the Kenya Wildlife Service

Senegal

Minnesota Studies in International Development (MSID)

  • This “mini-Peace Corps” program offers credit through coursework, research, field placements, and internships
  • Work along-side host nationals on development projects
  • Internships are individualized

Americas

Costa Rica

CIEE Costa Rica- Ecology of the Rainforest

  • Spend a semester at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in the mountains of northwestern Costa Rica
  • Study tropical diversity, tropical community ecology, and humans in the tropics
  • English-taught courses combine classroom-based learning and extensive hands-on experience

Ecuador

Minnesota Studies in International Development (MSID)

  • This “mini-Peace Corps” program offers credit through coursework, research, field placements, and internships
  • Work along-side host nationals on development projects
  • Internships are individualized; example includes environmental monitoring in the Ecuadorian rain forest

Asia and Oceania

Australia

Australian National University (available through Arcadia Australia or Butler Australia)

  • Study in Australia’s capital city at one of the country’s most distinguished universities
  • ANU’s School of Resource Management and Environmental Science offers classes in agriculture, botany, zoology, and environmental science

University of Queensland (available through Arcadia Australia or Butler Australia)

  • Study agriculture and environmental science in tropical Queensland
  • UQ’s Faculty of Natural Resources, Agriculture and Veterinary Science offers classes in animal science, soil science, rural management and technology, and environmental science

Europe

United Kingdom

University of Aberdeen (available through Arcadia Scotland)

  • Study at the University of Aberdeen, one the UK’s oldest universities and a leading university in agriculture
  • Choose classes in areas such as agriculture, agriculture and business management, crop and soil science, and organic agriculture

Explore these and many more opportunities using the Learning Abroad Center program search.

Additional Options to Consider

Many other options are available through CFANS

Work, Intern, and Volunteer Abroad Programs (non-credit)

  • An alternative or complement to study abroad.
  • Explore new interests or gain experience related to your field of study.
  • Consider paid and unpaid opportunities offered throughout the year at locations around the globe.

Student Experiences

Michelle Studies in Argentina
Michelle studied Spanish in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Visit the Learning Abroad Center's Student Experiences web page for details on other students' experiences studying abroad.