Georgia – Prof. Amanda Karls

Join Amanda Karls in exploring one of the most important topics of the present day: environmental sustainability. Receive hands-on experience from those at the forefront of this issue within our region by visiting F. D. Roosevelt State Park and working beside the park's employees. Students will stay in the park's cabins for the duration of the program. Students must be enrolled in IDST U401: Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies - Environmental Stewardship for 3 credit hours during the spring semester of 2024. There is a service-learning component to the program which all students must participate in.

Highlights include: water activities, archery, wild animal safari, Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center, visits to nearby state parks

Program details are subject to change.

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Program Dates

Departure: May 1, 2024
Return: May 5, 2024

Dates are subject to change.

Program Fee

Program Fee: $750

Fee includes: Housing, transportation, scheduled events/tours, pre-departure orientation

Fee does not include: USC Upstate spring tuition, meals

Payment Schedule:
Deposit - Feb. 1, 2024: $250
Final Payment - Mar 1, 2024: $500

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to this program should email to receive the necessary documents. Virtual or in-person advisement may also be requested to discuss any issues related to study away.

Contact Information

Program Leader: Amanda Karls

Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary