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Amazonian Arts: Making and Meaning

No matter which session you choose the Andes and Amazon Field School will immerse you in the culture and environment of the Amazon for a adventure you won’t forget.


June Session (June 5-29)


ANTH 1713: Health and Nutrition of the Kichwa People ANTH 1548 Amazonian Arts: Making and Meaning

Cost: In-State; $4,800; Out-of-State: $5,000


July Session (July 3-27)

BIOSC 1220 Tropical Forest Ecology

Biology Research Course

Cost: In-State: $4,900; Out-of-State: $5,100


Spring Break  International Marketing (March 4-11, 2017)

BUSMKT 1511: Marketing 'Made in Ecuador' to the World

Cost:  $1,799 in-state/$1,999 out-of-state


Spring Break  Tropical Ecology  (March 4-11, 2017)

BIOSC 0825: Ecology of the Napo Valley (1 credit)

Cost:  $1,799 in-state/$1,999 out-of-state



Outcomes:  The goal is to give you skills for working with indigenous communities or in cross-cultural settings whether in NGOs, academia, business, or government. 


This program also has high social networking benefit. Hiking through the forest and talking around the fire at night creates a lasting bond. The program includes a group of 10-12 graduate FLAS Fellows from around the country as well as numerous faculty and scholars in residence who are at the top of their respective fields.

2016  Course Schedule


June Session

Morning Classes

•ANTH 494 Health and Nutrition in Amazonian Ecuador.docx

•LING 0443: Ecuadorian Quichua 1 and 3


Afternoon Classes


•ANTH 1712 Ethnobotany and Native Medicine.docx

•Bill Gentile, Backback Photojournalism 

•LING 0446: Ecuadorian Quichua 1 and 3


July Session

Morning Classes

•BIOSC 1160 Tropical Forest Ecology.docx

•ANTH 1548 Amazonian Arts Making and Meaning.docx

•LING 0447: Ecuadorian Quichua 2 and 4


Afternoon Classes

•ANTH 1711 Amazonian Ethnobiology.docx

•LING 0447: Ecuadorian Quichua 2 and 4


Pitt in Ecuador Program Cost


Both sessions:   $8800 resident     $9000 non-resident     12 credits 

June Session:     $4400 resident    $4600 non resident   6 credits

July session:      $4400 resident     $4600 non resident   6 credits


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