Education Abroad Partner Programs (Exchange and Direct Enroll)

Institution:EARTH University

Program: EARTH University (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Sponsored by: Agriculture and Natural Resources; Social Science

Offered in: Fall, Spring

Grade and Credit Conversion
Graded Subject Areas: Depending on the subject area of the course taken abroad, your credit will come back in one of the following two ways:
  • Graded credit (counts toward your MSU GPA)
  • Transfer credit (pass/fail basis and does NOT count toward your MSU GPA)

All subject areas listed below will come back as graded credit. Courses taken in any subjects that are NOT listed will come back as transfer credit. You can find a list of courses that have previously been approved for transfer credit on

If there is a course you want to take but is not listed on this page or, you will need to receive approval from your academic advisor or the appropriate college contact for study abroad course approvals. When you contact/meet with someone for course approval, make sure you have relevant course descriptions from the host university. Links to course descriptions can be found at the bottom of the “details” tab of each program page on the Office for Education Abroad Website.

Subject CodeSubject NameStart DateEnd Date
A EAgricultural Engineering
ABMAgribusiness Management
AECAgricultural Economics
AEEANR Edu & Com Sys
ANSAnimal Science
BEBiosystems Engineering
BCMBuilding Construction Mgmt
CSSCrop & Soil Sciences
EEPEnvironmntl Econ & Policy
FIMFood Industry Management
F WFisheries and Wildlife
FSCFood Science
L ALandscape Architecture
PLPPlant Pathology
ANRAgriculture & Nat Resources
ISSIntegrative Studies Social Sci
ESAEnvi Studies & Agriscience
ACRComm Ag Rec & Res Studies
R DResource Development

Previously taken Courses:
Host School SubjectHost School Course NumberHost School Course TitleMSU Course CreditsMSU Course CodeMSU Subject AreaSubstituteStartDateEndDate
AGI401Food Processing3CSP  7ACTFSCFSC 211: ANR
RCN301Tropical Silviculture3CSP  7AMKFORFOR 220: ANR
PRA201Animal Reproduction & Lactation3CSP  7ACWANSANS 315: ANR
EXP301Community Work Module1CSP  7AKVA EANR 475: ANR
PRA301Sustainable Agriculture Systems3CSP  7ASYANSANS 480: ANR
CUL201Pest Control: Entomology3CSP  7AMMA EENT 404: ANR
CUL501Making Agric. Sustainable3CSP  7BPSA EANR 475: ANR
HUM502Comm Engage:Learn Latin America3CSP  7BUVPRRPRR 410: ANR
RCN503Carbon, Climate & Livelihoods Trop3CSP  7BPTFORFOR 450: ANR
EXP203Integrated Livestock Systems1CSP  7ASZA EANR 475: ANR
HUM503Engaging Rural Communities3CSP  7CGRA EANR 475: ANRUS15
HUM501Rural Tour:Find Sustain Rural Areas3CSP  7BUUPRRPRR 410: ANR
HUM501Rural Tour:Find Sustain Rural Areas3CSP  7BUUPRRPRR 474: ANR
RCN504Tropical Forest Carbon Management3CSP  7CKXFORFOR GCU: ANRUS17