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|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2017||03/01/2017 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2017||03/03/2017 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact:||Gregory Taylor||MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):||World Languages and Cultures|
|Area(s) of Study:||Costa Rican Culture, Latin American Culture, Latin American Studies, Spanish Language||Required Class Status:||2nd Year|
|Course Number:||Span 193, Span 194, Span 293, Span 294, Span 393, Span 394, Span 395, Span 493, Span 494, Span 495, Span 496, Span 497, Span 593, Span 594, Span 595, Span 596, Span 597||Number of Credits:||12, 18, 6|
|Exchange Program:||No||Language of Instruction:||English, Spanish|
|Intent of Program:||Field experience (direct hands-on learning), Language study||Program Length:||Semester or Year|
|Application(s) Required:||Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)||Classes will be taken with::||Combination of int'l and U.S. students|
|Accommodation Options:||Homestay||Number of students per room:||Single available for an additional charge, Two|
|Program sponsorship indicator:||Mankato Program|
Minnesota State University, Mankato's Study Abroad in Spain, Ecuador or Costa Rica program offers a serious academic experience that affords an opportunity to study the Spanish language, Spanish Culture, and Spanish or Spanish American Literature in a natural setting. The program welcomes the participation of not only those who intend to Major or Minor in Spanish, but also those who desire to use Spanish as a collateral skill for a variety of occupations. The program concentrates on intensive study of the Spanish language and Spanish Peninsular or Spanish American Culture. Course work in Spanish Peninsular Literature (Spain) or in Spanish American Literature (Ecuador and Costa Rica) is also available for qualified and interested students. Even persons with no previous study of Spanish are welcome to participate.
MSU is affiliated with COSI (the Costa Rica Spanish Institute} in the capital city of San José and Manuel Antonio, on the Pacific Coast. San José is in a friendly and relatively tranquil city with easy access to both ocean coasts. Manuel Antonio is a small city on the Pacific Coast where beautiful beaches and natural phenomena abound. Students may study in either or both locations.
Dates and Credits (through Fall 2016; updates for Spring, Summer and Fall 2017 to come in September 2016)
Intensive Summer Sessions
(4 weeks) May 9 - June 3, 2016 = 6 UG credits; 3 G credits, 20 class hours per week
(4 weeks) June 6 - July 1, 2014 = 6 UG credits, 3 G credits, 20 class hours per week
Fall Semester 2016
(12 weeks) August 22 - November 11, 2016 = 18 UG credits, 9 G credits, 24 hours of instruction per week
Spring Semester 2016
(12 weeks) January 11 - April 1, 2016 = 18 UG credits, 9 G credits, 24 hours of instruction per week