This 5-week program consists of classroom instruction provided by local faculty from 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday). Excursions to areas of special interest in Costa Rica are also included. Students stay with local families and may be able to live in hotels or apartments depending on availability.
Students can choose 2 courses from below (units should total 6 or 7) (Honors sections available):
SPAN 205: Intensive Spanish; the equivalent of 101 and 102 (4 units)
SPAN 206: Intensive Spanish; the equivalent of 201 and 202 (4 units)
SPAN 251: Intermediate Spanish (3 units)
SPAN 297: Spanish Workshop (2-3 units)- Faculty Approval Required*
SPAN 330: Intermediate Conversation (3 units) - Faculty Approval Required*
SPAN 350: Readings in Literary Genres (3 units) - Faculty Approval Required*
FACULTY: The University of Arizona's Department of Spanish and Portuguese sends a rotating faculty member to accompany the students and acts as an on-site program director. Courses are taught by highly-qualified local professors and faculty from the University of Arizona. The directors and faculty bring to the program years of experience in teaching and research in the area of second language acquisition.
Faculty for Summer 2023: Professors Eliud Chuffe and Izamar Laguna
*To get faculty approval, please make an appointment to see Prof. Yadira Berigan using this link: http://student.trellis.arizona.edu/