Iceland - Sustainable Business in Iceland

Program Dates
Saturday, March 11, 2017 to Saturday, March 18, 2017

Program Description

Sustainable Business in Iceland focuses on the sustainable energy, eco-tourism, and natural wonders of Iceland. Through readings and presentations, students will develop their understanding of sustainable business in Iceland and will be able to relate it to sustainability in the United States. Visits to hot-springs, the geothermal energy exhibition, horse-back riding tours, northern lights watching, and an eco-farm stay will inform students' global perspective. 


U: BUS 3055 Sustainable Business in Iceland - 3 credits


  • BUS 3055 -This 3 semester hour course can fulfill a COB upper-level or free elective, an International Business Major or Approved elective, an International Business minor Required  or Other elective and/or a Hospitality elective. This program also fulfills the Global Issues requirement.


3000-level Pre-reqs: 54 earned hours and good academic standing. Students who do not have the minimum hour requirement cannot take this course at the 3000-level and should inform the program leader of this situation before applying.


Billable Program Cost: $2,266.88 Includes: Airfare, In-country Program Transportation, Lodging, International Health and Evacuation Insurance, Program Events, Some Meals, and CCS Administrative Fee. (The final cost of the program is subject to program approval. Check with program leader prior to registration)

Estimated Additional Student Cost: $550.00 Estimated costs include but are not limited to: Immunizations, Personal Expenses, and additional meals. 

Program Leader

Ms. Alison Reaves
College of Business

Ms. Meredith Churuch-Pipes
College of Business

Students not eligible for this program who want to participate should contact the program leader to ask if accommodations can be made.
Eligible Groups: 
Appalachian undergraduates
Undergraduate business majors