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GLST 251: Cultural Perspectives, Ecology and Sustainability in the Indian Himalaya (3 cr)

This course will provide an outstanding opportunity to explore the connections between social structures, economic  opportunities, and ecological realities in a diverse and fascinating area of north India. We’ll travel from Delhi into the middle Himalaya, including a  six-day porter-supported trek through remote villages up to 12,000’ above sea level.

GLST 271: Community Engaged Learning, India (3 cr)

This course may be added to GLST251 but not taken separately. Students remain in India an additional three weeks beyond May term, wrapping up in mid-June.

Service opportunities will focus on organizations working  to improve environmental sustainability, economic viability, and/or social equity. See our flyer.

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