BGEN 440: Business and the Environment

3 Credits

Explore eco-tourism in Indonesia by visiting two sites. At Tanjung Puting National Park we will cruise the Sekonyer River by a traditional river boat called a Klotok, learn the history of and see orangutans, trek in the rainforest, plant trees and dine with fireflies. In Bali we will visit beaches, watch Kecak dancing in Uluwatu Temple, view Kusamba traditional salt mine, participate in a workshop in Panglipuran Village, and visit Taro Village, one of the oldest in Bali. 

Faculty Leader: Dr. Jessie Perius
Dates: May 5 - 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Feb. 2, 2024

Cost: $2,300 (Estimated - Subject to Change)


  • Application Fee
  • Accommodation
  • Some Meals
  • In-country Transportation (airfare and ground)
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tanjung Puting National Park and Bali tours
  • Health Insurance

Not Included:

  • Round-trip Airfare
  • Some Meals
  • Miscellaneous Expenses
  • Tuition & Fees (for non-fulltime students)



To Get Started

Step 1: The preferred application deadline is Jan. 19, 2024. The Final application deadline is Feb. 2, 2024. Positions are limited, so please apply early to get preference. Download the application and turn it into the Office of International Studies, Liberal Arts Building, Suite 700, along with your receipt of the $500 deposit and $150 application fee, both of which are included in the overall price.

Step 2: Register for the spring course: BGEN 440: Business and the Environment

Step 3: Be interviewed and accepted into the faculty-led program

Step 4: Make payment arrangements with the Business Office to complete the program payments (final payment deadline varies)

Step 5: Finalize any outstanding documentation for study abroad

Step 6: Purchase roundtrip airfare to Jakarta, Indonesia – coordinate with faculty leader and other students

Step 7: Participate in mandatory Outbound Orientation

Step 8: Enjoy this life-changing experience!