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  • Locations: Panama City, Panama
  • Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
  • Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Program Description:
 

Program Overview     


This 1 credit course will be offered over 15 weeks for 50 minutes in Spring 2020 with an embedded component in Panama City, Panama between March 7-14, 2020. This course is designed for junior-level and senior level students at Penn State who have completed Supply Chain Management 301/Business Administration 302 and have a basic understanding of supply chain management, processes, and logistics. Additional preference will be given to students who have completed SCM 404, SCM 405, or SCM 406. The course is intended to accommodate 15-20 undergraduate students.


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Eligibility
Housing and Meals
Program Costs
Financial Aid & Scholarships
More Information
How to Apply
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Eligibility


Any pre-requisite courses are established by the faculty leader or department hosting the course.  The following have been listed as pre-requisites for consideration to enroll in this course and travel on the embedded education abroad program:
  • Supply Chain 301/BA 302
  • This course is available to all 5th semester standing students and above from all majors at the University Park campus.
  • Admission in the course and permission to travel with the group are at the discretion of the faculty leader and/or academic department hosting the course.  Academic standing and disciplinary or conduct issues may impact eligibility.

Housing and Meals


During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of hotel/hostel accommodations.


Program Costs



Students pay regular Penn State tuition (either in-state or out-of-state) for the credits associated with the embedded course.  Travel costs, lodging, meals, excursions, and other fees are determined by the program budget which is set by the program leader.  Please consult the program leader for additional information.
 

Financial Aid & Scholarships


Global Programs administers a scholarship that is specifically designated to support students studying abroad on embedded courses.  The scholarship is competitive, and the deadlines to apply are strictly enforced.  Please review the Embedded Programs Scholarship eligibility, deadlines, and application process.

For More Information



For more information about this course, please contact the program leader: Jana Clinton by emailing jmc5558@psu.edu.
 

How to Apply


 The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department.  The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must take a short Qualtrics survey. The survey asks students if they have completed the SCM 301/BA 302 prerequisites as well as SCM 404, SCM 405, and SCM 406. Students will have the opportunity to share why they feel that they are a good fit for this program and what they hope to gain from the experience. Students will be required to list two references and their contact information in case more information is needed. Students will be asked to commit to the program within two weeks of acceptance in order to meet the third-party provider deadlines.


Studying Abroad with a Disability


Many students with disabilities successfully study abroad each year. Please note that other cultures may have different attitudes and available accommodations regarding disabilities. While we cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites and locations, specific accommodations may be arranged in consultation with our office, the Student Disability Resources office, and our partners abroad. To prepare for success, students are strongly encouraged to research the country and program location to consider if and how they will manage their disabilities abroad in advance of selecting a program. Students with disabilities and other diverse backgrounds can begin their research on our Diversity Awareness Abroad page.
 

 

 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring- Embedded 2020 08/21/2019
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Rolling Admission 03/07/2020 03/14/2020
NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader (Jana Clinton) by emailing (jmc5558@psu.edu) if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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