Chile: Cultural Identity, Social Justice & Community Development
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Valparaiso, Chile
Description:Students take field-based, experiential program courses, along with intensive language courses and complete an independent study project. Through these courses, excursions, and a homestay with indigenous families, students explore Chile's recent political and social history and discover how Chileans are working to reconcile with the past while struggling to create a more equitable and culturally inclusive society. Classes are taught in Spanish.
- Spanish majors and minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
- Review important information and advice about conducting academic Research Abroad.
1.5 years or the equivalent of recent Spanish and the ability to follow coursework in Spanish, as assessed by SIT.
Housing:Urban and rural home stays, hostels and hotels.
Estimated costs, Fall 2012
(See the program site for the most updated cost information.)