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. Study Abroad Home Page
Language Immersion in San Jose
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
Summer: May 30-June 27, 2015 | Price: $4,486-$5,016 | Course: various
Culture, Society, and the Contemporary Cuban Experience in Havana
This course is a three-week intensive study of three interdisciplinary themes: Cuban history and the life and work of Jose Marti, issues of the Cuban economy and healthcare system, and Contemporary Cuban Society.
Summer: May 20-June 10, 2015 | Price: $4,012 | Course: LATAM 450 or GEN S 450
Understanding Diverse Identities in Santo Domingo
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 1-14, 2015 | Price: $1,916 (1 unit) $2,130 (3 units) | Course: GEN S 350
Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Community Empowerment
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
Summer: July 20-August 8, 2015 | Price: $4,293 | Course: GEN S 450, RTM 404, 499
Guatemala Opportunities in Learning Across Distances (GOLD)
Enhance your university studies in the spectacular scenic mountains of Chichicastenango, Guatemala
Spring Break: March 26-April 5, 2015 | Price: $2,341 | Course: GEN S 350
Mayan Community & School Improvement
Build school grounds and infrastructure working alongside local community members in rural areas.
Winter: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 350
Spring Break: March 27-April 5, 2015 | Price: $1,311 | Course: GEN S 350
Summer: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 350
Interdisciplinary Sciences Immersion in Guatemala
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
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 Climate Change, The Environment, and Disease in Ensenada and San Diego
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
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: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: SCI 0596
Summer: July 12-18 & August 29, 2015 | Price: TBA | Course: SCI 0596
Sustainable Development in Loreto
Students in this program will have an opportunity to directly examine ecological, social, and economic sustainability issues facing Loreto and develop solutions while working on a regional environmental sustainability assessment project, in collaboration with faculty and students from UABC Sur.
Summer: June 4-12, 2015 | Price: 1,765 | Course: GEN S 400
The Mexicali Experience
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
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
Summer Ethnographic Field School in Oaxaca
Students will identify several field sites and then make contact with potential research subjects. Students are introduced to these sites and then asked to return in small groups in order to conduct research and course activities.
Summer: June 22-July 14, 2015 | Price: $1,490 | Course: ANTH 520 or GEN S 450
Global Cultural Experience in Tecate
This semester-long program includes four days in Tecate.
Fall: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: GEN S 350
Global Leadership and Diversity Identities
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