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  • Locations: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Program Type: Faculty Led/Customized Programs
Program Description:
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By selecting "APPLY NOW" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in study abroad. You will be contacted to apply with PROGRAM LEADER before being accepted.
Program Overview New Program Overview
Culture and Society in Mexico Study Abroad is a 6-week program that offers an immersion experience for students in the charming city of Oaxaca.  Through language instruction, scholarly presentations, and field activities, students will experience first hand the vibrant intersection of Mexico’s history and culture through the lens of specific themes including: social activism, community engagement, medicine & public health, small business & micro-lending, and labor & education reform.
 
Program activities include:
  • Customized Spanish instruction and language immersion
  • Presentations by experts in business, migration, cultural history, and health & medicine
  • Visits to historic and cultural sites such as Monte Alban, los Pueblos Mancomunados, and the Oaxaca Botanical Gardens
  • Projects examining local micro-lending practices
  • Visits to local migrant shelters
  • Option to extend program through local internship
The program offers 6 hours of upper-level credit, with Spanish language instruction and history/cultural knowledge integrated together. 

Students are strongly encouraged to have completed at least one semester of Spanish (or the equivalent) prior to departure. The program is open to UTD students from all majors. Curriculum is particularly suited for students interested in history, medicine, global studies, Latin American culture, and international business.
Award Eligibility
  • Undergraduate students (strongly encouraged to have one semester of Spanish)
Calendar Icon Dates
City Travel Dates
Oaxaca June 1 - July 14, 2018
Course Correlation Application and Fees
Application Process Application Deadline Fees
1. Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application via the Comets Abroad Portal
2. Contact Dr. Monica Rankin for application packet
May 1, 2018 $3,000
Chck-Icon Fees include
The above price includes the following:
  • Housing for 6 weeks with a local family
  • Daily breakfast
  • Excursions/field trips
NotIncluded icon Fees do not include
The above price does not include the following:
  • Airfare
  • Daily lunch & dinner
  • UTD tuition & fees
  • EA fees
  • Other incidentals
Campus Location Program Location
 

 
Resources Program Resources
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Program Contact Information
Program Leader
Monica Rankin
mrankin@utdallas.edu

UT Dallas Education Abroad
Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400
EducationAbroad@utdallas.edu

NOTE: By selecting "APPLY NOW" you are notifying Education Abroad about your interest in this program, and further instructions will be sent for course registration and university travel requirements.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2018 07/14/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.