Other St. Olaf-Sponsored Programs

Term In China (Fall Semester)

An exchange agreement enables participants to spend fall semester living in the foreign students’ residence hall and studying at East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. Students receive four credits: one from a required course, Chinese Culture and Society, taught by an ECNU professor and three in Chinese language taught by the School of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language.

Biology in South India (Fall Semester)

After a four-week introductory course in Chennai and a rural village, which exposes them to India and Indian life, students (juniors or seniors) undertake projects in the areas of rural health care, leprosy, tuberculosis, vector-borne diseases, molecular biology, agriculture, elephant/wildlife ecology, mountain ecology, medicinal plants, and sustainable development. The program fulfills two biology electives and meets the experiential requirement for the Environmental Studies major or concentration. It fulfills one WRI and the MCS-G general education requirements.

271/272 Independent Study in India (Abroad)

India offers tremendous opportunities to study ecology and to consider ways in which humans practice agriculture and health care. Participants in the Biology in South India program complete two independent research projects on topics related to rural health care, leprosy, emerging diseases, agriculture, mountain ecology, and human/wildlife interactions. See the Office of International and Off-campus Studies for program details. Prerequisites: Biology 150. Offered fall semester.

321/322 Independent Study in India (Abroad)

India offers tremendous opportunities to study ecology and consider ways in which humans practice agriculture and health care. Participants in the Biology in South India Program complete two independent research projects on topics related to rural health care, leprosy, emerging diseases, agriculture, mountain ecology, and human/wildlife interactions. See the Office of International and Off-Campus Studies for program details. Prerequisites: Biology 150. Offered fall semester.

Student Teaching Abroad (Fall Semester)

Under the direction of licensed teachers, participants can complete student teaching assignments in these international schools:

  • KODAIKANAL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, INDIA
  • WOODSTOCK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, INDIA