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June 2019

Course Highlights

  • The main objective of this course, “Agriculture and Culture of Ireland”, is to supplement the students’ on-campus education with valuable international experience. This program will include 12 days of travel within the Republic of Ireland where exciting lecture/field trips will be conducted. Students will have the opportunity to learn a great deal about agriculture, veterinary medicine, history, and culture of Ireland. The instructor, Dr. Leon Spicer, has made nine trips to Ireland over the past 20 years and knows the country and people very well.                

Course Options*

  • AG 3803: International Study Tour in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources: Ireland (3 credit hours with I designation*)

  • ANSI 5010: Special Problems (3 credit hours graduate level, independent study)

*Undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University are required to take a class that carries an I designation for graduation purposes

Travel Dates

  • JUNE 17-30, 2020


  • Contact Instructor


Estimated Cost

  • Program fee $4,000 (includes lodging, in-country transportation, 2 meals per day, OSU student insurance, entrance fees, tour fees, program fees and guide fees).
  • Airfare $1,000 (may vary according to reservation date)
  • Tuition $897
  • Personal expenses $300 (suggested)
  • *All costs are estimated and subject to change


(Contact the instructor for payment dates)

Application Deadline


(Applying online doesn’t necessarily commit you to go on the trip; the moment you usually commit is when payments are charged to your Bursar's account. Contact the instructor(s) for payment dates)


Contact Info

Dr. Leon Spicer
Professor, Department of Animal & Food Sciences
114D Animal Science
Phone: 405-744-9268