The faculty-led programs in Latin America provide students with the unique opportunity to engage in an international experience close to home while saving money on international airfare.
Policing, Corruption and Criminal Justice in Argentina
This program will expose students to a Latin American criminal justice system. The course will focus on the political, historical and economic evolution of contemporary Argentina. It will also highlight recent changes in criminal justice policies, and the evidence-based efforts of criminal justice advocates to implement reforms.
Winter '19/20: Jan 4-16 | Price: $2,880 | Course: CJ 550 or LATAM 450
Inequality, Activism and Sustainability in Brazil
This program is particularly relevant because now, more than ever before, polarizing issues around ethnicity, gender, and class have resulted in individual and community unrest, conflict, and turmoil. As part of the course, there are several cultural activities, course-related field trips, and travel excursions included.
Summer 2020: TBA | Price: TBA | Course: TBA
Culture, Art, and Society in Mérida
Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Mexican state of Yucatán, has a rich Mayan and colonial heritage. The city’s focal point is Plaza de la Independencia, bordered by the fortresslike Mérida Cathedral and Iglesia de la Tercera Orden, both colonial-era churches built using relics from ancient Mayan temples.
Summer 2020: TBA | Price: TBA | Courses: SPAN 302, 342, 499
Engineering in Panama
This program studies civil engineering in Panama City, Panama with a focus in Open Channel Hydraulics.
Winter '19/20: Jan. 2-21 | Price: $4,871 | Course: CIV E 465 and CIV E 530