Academics

Cuba: Ocean, Environmental, and Public Health

Offered by the Honors College in collaboration with the College of Advancing and Professional Studies.

  • Learn about Cuba, focusing on environmental, ocean, and public health while exploring this unique country.
  • Explore the self-sustainability approaches and activities through Cuba's free education system.
  • Research first-hand about Havana and its historic, social, and environmental changes during the past 60 years.

Program Overview

Students at UMass BostonIn this course students will explore the interconnectedness between cultural tradition and sustainable use of local environment. Cuba has one of the most pristine coastal and marine environments in the world, and students will experience this island's beautiful mangroves and coral reefs by visiting the National Park Cienaga Zapata. Students will also get the opportunity to visit several community project sites including Parque Metropolitano de La Habana, the aquaponic and organic farming at Organopónico de Alamar, and the Centro Martin Luther King. Students now have the opportunity to study on this amazing island and enrich our educational, cultural, environmental and social experience. Students will receive 3 credits for Honors College, Special Topics 290, "Cuba: Ocean, Environmental, and Public Health."

Faculty

Anamarija Frankic
Title: Associate Lecturer
Department: CAPS - Dean's Office
Phone: 617.287.4415
Email: Anamarija.Frankic@umb.edu
Location: Science Center, 01, 00061

Megan Rokop
Title: Assoc Dean Schools/Colleges
Department: Honors College - Dean's Office
Phone: 617.287.5520
Email: Megan.Rokop@umb.edu
Location: Campus Center, 02, 02004


Schedule

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More Information


For more information, please contact:

Erika White
e: erika.white@umb.edu