ENGR 290: Engineering in a Global and Societal Context
Argentina: Foundation for future growth of a middle emerging economy
May 20th through June 9th 2013
Jeffrey Evans, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Laura Beninati, Mechanical Engineering
Mike Volpe, Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student
Located in South American, Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world by land area with Latin America's third-largest economy. The country has a foundation for future growth based on its market size, direct investment with foreign nations and export of high-tech manufactured goods.
The course will be counted as 1 Bucknell credit over a three week period (approximately May 20th - June 9th, 2013). Cost will be approximately $6,500; includes tuition, airfare, all admissions, all lodging and some dinners. Limited financial aid, not exceeding 50% of a students' school-year aid rate, may be available.
This course fulfills the Global/Societal requirement for Engineering students and the Global Connections requirement for Arts & Science / Dual Degree students.
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