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Semester / Trimester

Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals

Universidad Latina - Heredia

Fall 1 2018 + Service-Learning (Sep 1, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018)
Catalog Code: IHAEF3218

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Academic Information
The Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals program is open to advanced-level students. During this program students can enroll in a variety of Spanish Language courses at the advanced level and Latin American Studies courses instructed in Spanish. In addition, students can enroll in courses with locals instructed in Spanish in a variety of subject areas.

Students will be able to enroll in four courses during the semester long program for a maximum of 180-210 contact hours.

Service-Learning Information
In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to spend 5-10 hours per week at a host organization, increasing language proficiency and gaining valuable international experience. 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.

Service-Learning placements are coordinated by ISA and have no affiliation with the university. Students will complete a Service-Learning Portfolio throughout the program, which consists of reflective assignments, group discussions, and logs of hours.

Students can earn 3 credits by completing a minimum of 90 hours at a host organization and through successful completion of the Service-Learning Portfolio. Visit the Academic Credit page of the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.


Prices & Dates

September 1, 2018 - December 15, 2018

Session Dates:

IHAEF3218

Catalog Code:

$9,650*

Price:

July 1, 2018

Application Due Date:

July 15, 2018

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Currently Accepting Applications!

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (three quarters) of college-level Spanish.

ISA Service-Learning placement eligibility is determined by a resume, cover letter and Spanish language interview upon application. Placements are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and participants are encouraged to apply 3-5 months before the application deadline. Students at the beginning level interested in Costa Rica should consider the San José programs, which offer beginning level Spanish courses and many courses in English.

Additional Program Options

Service-Learning

Service-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.

Other sessions available: