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Spanish Language and Literature in Mexico

Term To Study: May-Term 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2020
Program Starts: May 01, 2020
Program Ends: May 30, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,895
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Program Locations: Oaxaca
Contact Phone: 4052085270
Contact Name: Rachael Brown
Contact Email: rbrown2@okcu.edu
What is Included: 6 credits of tuition
Accommodations in Oaxaca with a host family
Ground transportation to and from the airport in Oaxaca
All planned excursions
All planned cultural activities
3 meals each day at homestay
* Please note: $500 nonrefundable deposit is due at time of acceptance to hold your place on this program
What is not Included: Airfare from the US
international phone plan
personal expenses

Estimated Costs: $800 airfare (varies widely depending on departure city)
$0 to $100 International Phone plan
$50 to $150 personal expenses (varies by student)
Passport or visa (if required)
Program Description

This program is open to ALL Majors.

Spend one month in Oaxaca, Mexico, studying Spanish language, literature, and culture through this program led by OCU Spanish Professor Dr. Mark Griffin. Students from all majors may enroll and choose to either study 6 hours of Spanish language taught by professors from the University of Oaxaca (Universidad Autónoma "Benito Juárez" de Oaxaca) or study Mexican Literature in English Translation taught by Dr. Griffin plus three hours of Spanish through the University of Oaxaca. All participants will be immersed in the local culture by living with one or two other students at the homes of local host families, who provide three meals each day. Excursions include a weekend at the beach, touring the Monte Alban ancient ruins, and exploring a traditional artisan village. Cultural experiences include dancing and cooking lessons, among others.

Quick Facts

Population: 114975406
Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Per-capita GDP: $ 14800
Size: 1964375 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Travel Warning: YES
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