Michael Thomas
Associate Dean of International Programs
Office: (417) 873-7503

Tom Russo
Director, Study Abroad Programs
Office: (417) 873-7413

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India Land of Diversity

Experience the cultural richness, spectacular colors and diversity of India.  Three weeks of global education traveling through several of the most visited places in India: from the Old Mughal palaces and the Hi-tech city of Hyderabad in the south, to Kolkata and Durgapur in the east, the capital of Delhi, and Taj Mahal in Agra to the north, to the desert of Rajasthan to the west.  Study abroad together with Drs. Manpadi & Popescu while visiting India.  Experience wonderful people, Hinduism, street side cricket and Bollywood Music, enjoy a little touch of Ayurvedic medicine and the spicy punch of Indian food.

Date of Travel: December 18, 2014 – January 12, 2015
Program Fee*: $6242
Tuition for 3 credit hours: approx. $744            
Tuition for 6 credit hours: approx. $1431
Personal Expenses**: approx. ~$500
Total Approximate Cost: $7486 or $8173

First Non-Refundable Deposit: $500 due April 30, 2014
Second Non-Refundable Deposit: $1000 due May 12, 2014
Third Non-Refundable Deposit: $1000 due August 30, 2014
Fourth Non-Refundable Deposit $1000 due September 25, 2014
Fifth Non-Refundable Deposit $1000 due October 25, 2014
Final Trip Balance Due November 15, 2014

* Program fee includes:  airfare roundtrip to and from India, airfare in India, ground transportation in India, program meals (2 a day, occasionally 3), entrance fees, HTH health insurance, visa fee, administration fee (taxes, tips and gratuities, etc.).
**Personal expenses include: includes transportation to and from airport (Springfield, KC or St Louis depending on ticket costs at time of travel), passport, additional snacks, personal shopping and souvenirs. 

CHEM 290: Ayurvedic Medicine & Tropical Diseases (3 hrs)
BIOL 390: Plants, Animals and People of India (3 hrs)
CORE 201: Global Foundations India in Context (3 hrs)
NSCI 260: Past, Present, and Future of Science in India (3 hrs) 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Madhuri Manpadi
417-873-7185 / TSC 108
Dr. Ioana Popescu
417-873-6838  / TSC 107