The faculty-led programs in Latin America provide students with the unique opportunity to engage in an international experience close to home while saving money on international airfare.
Social Work in Huacas ce1784cb81c14b6e6b8bfdcae605aa81
The Costa Rican Organizing Project provides an overview of grass-roots community organizing methods and offers intense community organizing experience in a rural international setting.
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 496
Sustainable Surf Tourism in Nosara 682dfddd256adbfd8ab7dfd1367c7b18
Participate in applied sustainable tourism studies and hands-on immersion work with plenty of time for daily surf sessions and exploring the local area.
Winter Break: Jan. 8-17, 2015 | Price: $2,520 | Course: RTM 404
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: RTM 404
Language Immersion in San Jose 50ab8c2fb6379b0ee43df62dc6b6bd77
Costa Rica is a small country in Central America internationally known as a popular nature travel destination, with a well-established system of national parks and protected areas.
Winter Break: Jan. 3-17, 2015 | Price: $3,486-$3,783 | Course: various
Understanding Diverse Identities in Santo Domingo 3bd7a6553b6ec8dfd5c8402a0436bb62
Santo Domingo is a city of contrasts, where one can observe rapid economic growth and challenges to human development. The city, often called the “First City of the New World,” is steeped in historical significance.
Summer: June 1-15, 2015 | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 450
Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Community Empowerment 7bc0795b74cc56743b6bc2a3e45d3335
Participants live with local families in the Amazon jungle, the Andes Mountains, and the Galapagos Islands, and undertake life-changing service activities and coursework relating to cultural and ecological conservation and sustainable business development.
Winter Break: Dec. 28, 2014-Jan. 14, 2015 | Price: $3,495 | Course: GEN S 450, RTM 404, 499
Guatemala Opportunities in Learning Across Distances (GOLD) c5ae26c039e861c306db443eb3913c64
Enhance your university studies in the spectacular scenic mountains of Chichicastenango, Guatemala
Spring Break: March 26-April 5, 2015 | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 450
Mayan Community & School Improvement 0466c770489ca65a8afacd71879a9826
Build school grounds and infrastructure working alongside local community members in rural areas.
Winter: Jan. 6-15, 2015 | Price: $1,311 | Course: GEN S 350
Spring Break: March 27-April 5, 2015 | Price: $1,311 | Course: GEN S 350
Summer: June 15-24, 2015 | Price: $1,311 | Course: GEN S 350
Interdisciplinary Sciences Immersion in Guatemala 3581aff1f1d71744b3d57fbbfb23fe4a
This service learning course introduces the cultural, environmental, health, astronomical, and geological issues of Guatemala to students while they help to improve primary school infrastructure and teach a lesson to local children in rural areas.
Spring Break: March 27-April 5, 2015 | Price: $2,375 | Course: SCI 496 or 596
Women's Studies in Kingston 0cfbac32b5b24197a52fc66fe265c9a6
Join us for 10 days of intensive study and travel in Jamaica. We will study with Jamaican Women's Studies and LGBT professors and visit women's NGOs and the LGBT Center in Kingston. The group will also visit the great sites of Jamaica.
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: WMNST 499, 597, 798
Global Cultural Experience in Tecate 95c1c3afef3a2f4f46c39dc0b700b0b2
This semester-long program includes four days in Tecate.
Fall: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 350
The Mexicali Experience 15099f38939095401824c971bc1d1275
Learn about the educational system of Mexico and issues related to migration, partner with local community members in a service project, visit neighborhood microcredit projects, and participate in unique cultural experiences.
Winter Break: January 15-19, 2015 | Price: $872 | Course: LIB S 351
Spring Break: March 30-April 3, 2015 | Price: $872 | Course: LIB S 351
Water, Food Security, & Three Faces of Mexico in Mexico City and Queretaro 4c2f747d877fc72b7444928f151fcba0
While experiencing the distinct beauty of Mexico’s towns, villages, and ancient ruins, students will do work that strengthens communities and families. You will enjoy the beauty of the natural world while working in local community development projects and learning more about regional history, culture, and sustainability efforts.
Spring Break: March 27-April 5, 2015 | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 350
Global Climate Change, The Environment, and Disease in Ensenada and San Diego a954a0c4688bc72b9b1f3a4b8dd2acf3
This short, intensive course will consist of two parts: one at CICESE in Ensenada, and the other at SDSU's Santa Margarita Field Station (SMFS) in northern San Diego County.
Spring: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SWORK 696
Life Sciences and Entrepreneurship 93f31d513502c8b4beba85d167a5db2b
During ten full-day sessions, participants from UABC, SDSU, and other institutions will gain a comprehensive overview of business matters related to the life science and technology industries.
Winter Break: Jan. 12-17 & Feb. 7, 2015 | Price: $1,481 | Course: TBA
Sustainable Surf Tourism in San Juan Del Sur b697f8a9017524be3025b6a893fb850a
Participate in applied sustainable tourism studies and hands-on volunteer work with plenty of time for twice daily surf sessions and exploring the local area. Stay at two main beaches with access to world class surf breaks and gain real life experience in the field of sustainable surf tourism.
Spring Break & Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: RTM 404
Engineering/Women in Panamanian History
Develop an understanding into how and why the Panama Canal was constructed and how the Canal has affected the people of Panama, specifically women, in both the short and long term. Contact the program instructor, Julio Valdes, at email@example.com for details
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: CIVE 530, GEN S 450
Community Based Watershed Conservation through Ecotourism and Permaculture b36dc17570bf85261f612abc4e9d67b3
Engage in participatory fieldtrips, workshops, research, and community-based service-learning assignments, designed to examine the impact of the Community Solutions Program on establishing a rural sustainability model in the San Roque de Cumbaza District
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Courses: GEN S 450, RTM 404, 499
Sustainable Surf Tourism in Huanchanco 5518b7ec0ce92ab3c1740cbcca17ada5
Immerse yourself in the unique coastal experience of Huanchaco, a beachside town remaining from the Moche civilization.
Winter Break: December 28, 2014-January 6, 2015 | Price: $2,970 | Course: RTM 404
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: RTM 404
Global Leadership and Diversity Identities 60a8c1b1bb4df2719b425772e3fdc010
This expedition provides an opportunity for you to spend time with the indigenous tribes of the Peruvian rainforests and Andean mountains, to discover the cultural history and evolution that results in the modern Incan landscape today.
Spring Break: March 28-April 4, 2015 | Price: TBA | Course: TBA