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  • Locations: Bellingham, Washington, United States; Quito, Ecuador;
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: WWU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led Fields of Study: Culture, Development & Sustainability, Geography & Land Studies, Geology, History, Literature, Political Science
Housing Options: Other Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
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WWU Global Learning Program:

Global Learning in Ecuador


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Honors 105 (4 credits) and Honors 212 (4 credits) 
8 credits total

Pre-Requisites: Honors 104

Program Dates: June 26 - July 21, 2018
Travel Dates: July 4 - July 21, 2018

Program Itinerary: WWU in Ecuador 2018 DBD V2.pdf

* Please note that all applications and payments will be made through WWU.

Program Description:

This global learning course will be a multi-disciplinary approach to Ecuador.  It is an exploration of the rich mosaic of the history, politics, literature, culture, and natural history of this nation.  It will include discussion of the many factors that make this country unique in Latin America. We will focus on how Ecuador’s land has impacted its development and history, with special emphasis on the geological features of an active tectonic plate boundary.  

Course Highlights:

Highlights of the course will include visiting the colonial cities of Quito, Otavalo and Cuenca as well as Cotopaxi Volcano, Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve, Cochasqui Archaeological Park, Ingapirca Incan Ruins, Cajas National Park and the Galápagos Islands.


Scott Linneman
Phone: (360) 650-3446
Office: CH03

Amy Carbajal
Phone: (360) 650-7967
Office: MH216B

Program Cost:

See the Budget Sheet



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This program is currently not accepting applications.