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Modern Language 376 Mexico: A Cultural Experience

Location: Central and Western Mexico

Program Dates: J-term 2011

Housing: hotels

Language: Spanish (Spanish fluency is helpful, but not required)

Coordinating University: UWRF

Contact Person: Terry Mannetter, terrence.mannetter@uwrf.edumail

Estimated Cost:

  Wisconsin Resident
Tuition $716.34 $754.77
Special Course Fee
$2117.00 $2117.00
International Program Fee
$275.00 $275.00
International Insurance
$35.00 $35.00
Application Fee $25.00 $25.00

Financial Aid Available: yes

Course Equivalent: MODL 376

Application Deadlines: TBA

Description: The course begins with 8 evening preparation seminars during the fall semester. The 21-day study tour in Mexico will provide many examples of pre-columbian, colonial, and modern architecture and art; Mexican business and commerce, the educational system and agrarian practices; as well as religious and cultural centers in the cities of Mexico City, Taxco, Queretaro, Guanajuato, and Guadalajara. The trip concludes with several days on the sunny western coast of Mexico in Puerto Vallarta, where students can take advantage of a variety of optional seaside activities and excursions before returning home during the third week of January. The course concludes with a term paper based on experiences in Mexico and a wrap-up meeting in early February. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but helpful. This three credit course fulfills the Global Perspectives (G) university requirement.

Students at Presidential Palace, Mexico City

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
Campus Information 715-425-3911