Semester / Trimester
Business & Latin American Studies Courses with Locals - Universidad del Pacífico
Universidad del PacíficoSpring 2 2017 + Service-Learning (Mar 15, 2017 to Jul 9, 2017)
Catalog Code: ILMES3117
This program is designed for students with beginning, intermediate or advanced Spanish proficiency that are interested in participating in a service-learning program in addition to their academic semester.
The Business and Latin American Studies program offers courses taught in Spanish with locals, focusing in the fields of Business and Economics. Students may also choose to take courses taught in English as well as Spanish language courses at the intermediate, high interemdiate and advanced language level. This program is ideal for a student with an Advanced level of Spanish looking to take Business courses, as the Universidad del Pacífico is AACSB accredited. All classes are taken at the Universidad del Pacífico with Peruvian and international students.
In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to spend 5-10 hours per week at a host organization, increasing their language proficiency and gaining valuable international experience. Language proficiency for the placement will be determined by a phone interview before acceptance to the program. Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information on placement opportunities.
Placements are coordinated by ISA and have no affiliation with the university. Students will develop a Portfolio throughout the program, documenting their projects, hours and program activities. Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the Portfolio. Visit the Academic Credit page on the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.
Prices & Dates
March 15, 2017 - July 9, 2017Session Dates:
Application Due Date:
January 15, 2017Final Forms & Payments Due:
Program in ProgressAdmissions Status:
*prices and dates are subject to change
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
There is no language prerequisite for this program.
Additional Program Options
Service-LearningService-Learning placements are offered in this site and may be combined with an ISA academic program. Email moc.daorbaseiduts@gninraelecivres or speak with a program manager at 512-777-2868 about your options.
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