Study Abroad Opportunities

study abroad

Learn nutrition in different cultures

The Dietetics program has sponsored study away trips to Italy, Greece, and El Salvador. These trips allow you to explore other countries, cuisine, historical sites, nutritional habits, and sometimes tour clinical dietetic facilities. You can learn more about the study abroad opportunities in the Dietetics Department by contacting Carmen Boyd, or by viewing the links below to learn about past trips.

May 2015: Taste of Italy

Tour the many great cities of Italy including Milan, Florence, and Bologna. Participate in chocolate tasting, cooking courses, visits to a gelato factory and vinegar distillery, and all while learning about cooking processes that are thousands of years old.

Study Away Opportunities

Greece: In Search of the Seven Species

Explore Greece by touring Athens, Olympia and many other cities while tasting the wonderful foods of the Mediterranean diet including some of the oldest foods in the world. Guided tours, a four-day Greek Island Cruise, and additional activities are part of this two-week trip. The trip to Greece is taken on a year-by-year basis and was last taken May 2014.

Malnutrition in Developing Countries: El Salvador

Work with the Convoy of Hope and visit San Salvador, El Salvador, and the surrounding area teaching health education and taking anthropometric measurements for rural elementary students. You will also get a chance to visit organizations that provide health and nutrition related services to the people of El Salvador. This trip runs every spring break.