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Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Language of Instruction: Spanish
Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professors(s) Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Homestay, Hotel/Hostel
Work Opportunity: No Volunteer Opportunity: No
Scholarship Availability: Yes Academic Area: Linguistics, Spanish, Spanish Literacy
Minimum number of credit hours: 09 Maximum number of credit hours: 09
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0 or above Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:
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¡Bienvenidos!
The UGA Costa Rica program offers courses representing 35 different disciplines and is the largest of UGA’s three Centers Abroad. Come and experience the beautiful, ecologically-diverse cloud rainforest and immerse yourself into the welcoming culture of Costa Rica. ¡Pura Vida!

Courses offered:
SPAN 3020 - Advanced Composition & Conversation
SPAN 3040 - Introduction to Analysis of Hispanic Cultures
SPAN 3050 - Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
SPAN 4090S - Practicum in Service Learning
SPAN 4150 - Business Spanish
MIST 5780 - Globalization & Information Systems

For full program details, please view the UGA Costa Rica website.


Program Ratings:
Accuracy and usefulness of orientation materials:
1 2 3 4
Accessibility and quality of health care:
1 2 3 4 5
Safety of location, facilities, excursions, and transportation:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic quality, appropriateness of workload:
1 2 3 4
Choice of location for excursions, field trips, site visits:
1 2 3 4 5
Safety, cleanliness, comfort and appropriateness of housing:
1 2 3 4 5
Arrangements for and quality of meals:
1 2 3 4 5
Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture:
1 2 3 4 5
Overall effectiveness of program staff in managing program:
1 2 3 4 5
Effectiveness of program staff in handling academic and personal needs and concerns:
1 2 3 4 5
Value of the program in relation to the cost:
1 2 3 4 5
Overall quality of the program in relation to expectations:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Summer 2016 Participant
The location provides a safe, comfortable environment surrounding by a caring, welcoming community. No issues with transportation or excursions arose.

Sydney Lauren Hurst, Summer 2016 Participant
The opportunity to be a part of the San Luis community is something that I will never forget.

Sydney Lauren Hurst, Summer 2016 Participant
The community of San Luis is so welcoming that by the end of the program, you feel like San Luis is home.

Testimonial:
Testimonial:
Language and cultural experience from the homestays.
     — Nicolette Brown, Summer 2017
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This program is currently not accepting applications.