Travel to Ireland with Plant Sciences!

Posted: November 9, 2016

The course participants will travel to Ireland for 10 days in May after finals. November 30th deposit deadline!

The department of Plant Science is planning a short-term embedded study abroad course for the spring semester titled “An Irish Odyssey 2017: A Sojourn Through Irish History and Culture.”

Faculty from the Department of Plant Science will teach and lead the embedded course with a 10 day travel component to Ireland in May (after the spring semester ends). This is a two-credit course, offered as Horticulture (HORT) 499, Foreign Studies.

Students will develop their own program of study, mainly associated with research into a particular aspect or site of the travel program. Class will meet once per week during the Spring semester. Students will post research information weekly as a blog. Some of the sites you will be visiting for the program include a Dublin City Walking Tour, Temple Bar, Urban Parks & Green Spaces, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, General Post Office, Kilmainham Gaol, Ring of Kerry, Cork City, Blarney Castle, Killarney National Park, Heritage Bog Village, Kinsale Village, Killarney Town, and the Rock of Cashel.

For more information on the course time, requirements and costs contact Martin McGann, 863-7595 ; Mike Mohney, 865-6596 ; or Tarrah Geszvain, 863-6087 . If you would like to participate in this course, please let Martin McGann, Mike Mohney or Tarrah Geszvain know and have your deposit turned in by the November 30th deadline.