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Carson College of Business Study Abroad: Belize

Study Abroad:

Entrepreneurship in Belize

Learn more about social entrepreneurship by taking part in this Spring Break program to Belize. Be introduced to the challenges of cross cultural communication in Belize (a country with many languages and subcultures), and learn to understand the local business practices in the Western side of the country. Students will participate in a service-learning project to apply the theories and practices of social entrepreneurship while in Belize while also gaining an understanding of the business and environment with the challenges of dealing with cultural differences in a developing country.

San Ignacio, Belize

Program Overview

Places of Study: San Ignacio, Belize

Travel Dates: March 11 – March 20, 2022

Course Dates: January 10 – April 29, 2022 (Course is held Wednesdays from 4 – 6:30 p.m. in-person in Pullman)

Course credit: WSU course, 3 credits

Courses offered:
ENTRP 496*

*January 10 – April 29 in-person in Pullman with travel to Belize March 11 – March 20, 2022

Expenses (excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): TBA (+ WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships Available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Jerman Rose,

Additional Faculty:

Locations courses, and prices are subject to change.

Program Highlights

  • Learn about and test your ideas for social enterprise in a challenging environment.
  • Visit sites of ancient Mayan civilization and natural wonders, including the world’s second largest barrier reef.
  • Interact with diverse cultures where native speakers of English, Spanish, Creole, Mayan, Garifuna, German and other languages are heard on the street.

Language and Culture

Information Sessions

  • TBD

To Apply

  • Application deadline for program: November 1, 2021
  • Carson College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship: October 4, 2021
  • Apply online or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 10

Find out more

Questions? Concerns?

Contact Courtney Anne Jackson
Todd Hall 101 B

Appointments can be made via the Carson Center virtual front desk:
M-F from 1 – 4 p.m. on Zoom or by e-mailing the Carson Center at