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Mexico Maymester 2015 Study Abroad Program


Academic cedit: 3 hrs. CRMJ credit (CRMJ majors, counts for 3 hrs. Cluster A; other majors, counts for 3 hrs. general elective)

Dates: May 11-29, 2015


Approximate cost $3,100 plus airfare (est. $750). Price includes tuition.

APPLY- Citadel students

APPLY- Students of other universities

Funding: Star of the West, SHSS study abroad

FOR APPLICANTS: $500 deposit should be paid to fund 130506 in Treasurer's office by March 2, 2015

Full program fee should be paid by March 16, 2015. Students may not register for the course until the full fee is paid.

About Mexico

Mexico is country of 115 million people and is the US’s 3rd largest trade partner (behind Canada and China). Managing security, economic and political relations between the US and Mexico will be a permanent feature of the 21st century and will require personnel with an understanding of the country.

The Program

The program in country includes interviews with experts and leaders from eminent institutions:

  1. ITAM, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, university, Pres. Felipe Calderon (2006-12) is alumnus
  2. CIDE, Center for Research and Teaching on Economics, think tank
  3. The Mexican Supreme Court
  4. Mexican Congress
  5. The National Police Museum
  6. UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico
  7. Colegio de Mexico
  8. National History Museum
  9. Lecumberri Prison Museum
  10. US embassy
  11. Mexican Census Bureau
  12. National Institute of Migration
  13. Service learning in colonial Guanajuato, 4 hrs. north of Mexico City
  14. And more!

Contact: Dr. Brian Norris, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.