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Faculty-Led Human Relations in a Multicultural Society
San Jose, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/01/2017 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Length: Short: 2 - 6 weeks
Program Description:

Human Relations in a Multicultural Society: Experience Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

May 15- June 12, 2016
Students will be exposed to many aspects of multiculturalism.  This course prepares students to critically examine the social, cultural, and, to some extent, political foundations of inequality in society and in United States society and U.S. Public Education.  The main purpose of this course is the study and application of positive relationships in diverse communities in school and the larger community, through in-class explorations, study abroad experiences as well as service learning work in schools and the community.

The course places a strong emphasis on community building. Students will participate in service learning projects in the communities.  They may include projects at schools, elderly institutions, orphanages, etc. 

The students will also participate in cultural activities provided by the partnering organization and through optional tours/programs.  All of these activities will involve direct contact with Costa Rican locals and offer opportunity for continued relationship outside of the organized event.

For more information and registration permission, please contact the program leaders:
Dr.Ruth Dawley-Carr: Email:
Updated: 2/15/16 Katelyn Spooner