After preliminary organizational meetings the course will begin with three weeks of evening classes at IUPUI, then travel to the Dominican Republic for 10 days of intensive field activities. A final exam will be administered after return. The field course will be based in Santo Domingo, on the south coast, and Santiago, in the north, with visits to Samaná and Puerto Plata.
Culture and Civilization of the New World
Application Opens: TBA
- Program DatesJune 6 - June 16, 2017
- Academic Program
Students earn 3 credits on this program.
Students who have not taken SPAN-S 363 will register in SPAN-S 363 (draft syllabus)
Students who have completed SPAN-S 363 will register for SPAN-S 496.
The available coursework is particularly suited for, but not necessarily limited to, the following academic interests: Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Spanish.
- Additional Information
For more information, please contact Professor Jose Vargas-Vila (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements.
Students will stay in hotels.
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
All applicants must meet IUPUI’s minimum standard eligibility requirements. Additional requirements for this program include:
- Open to students on any Indiana University campus
- Spanish majors will be given priority for admission
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
- Students must have completed two years of college-level Spanish, and SPAN-S 313 (Writing Spanish), with grades of B or better. Students who have not completed these Spanish courses will need permission from the instructor before applying.
Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid
The budget is an estimate and is not meant to portray the exact cost of this program.
- Program fee: $1,940
(accommodations, local transportation, some meals, excursions and activities in all cities, museum fees, tour guides, and $50 WLAC Application Fee)
- Airfare: $750
- Food/Meals: $240
- Insurance: $30
- International Study Fee: $82
Costs will vary depending on the current exchange rate, airfare, and individual expenditures. Estimate does not include tuition. For information on tuition cost, visit the Office of the Bursar’s Tuition & Fee Estimator. Tuition fees will be affected by your student status at IUPUI.
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
- IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs with some exceptions. Please carefully check these exceptions before you commit to a program.
Please see our financial aid page for general information and links to additional scholarship opportunities.
- Program fee: $1,940