Mexico Maymester 2016 Study Abroad
May 9-28, 2016
Citadel Maymester Students at the National Institute of Penal Sciences, Mexico City
Academic cedit: 3 hrs. CRMJ credit (CRMJ majors, counts for 3 hrs. Cluster A; other majors, counts for 3 hrs. general elective)
Approximate cost $3,000 plus airfare (est. $750). Price includes tuition.
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 in country includes interviews with experts and leaders from eminent institutions:
- ITAM, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, university, Pres. Felipe Calderon (2006-12) is alumnus
- CIDE, Center for Research and Teaching on Economics, think tank
- Mexican Supreme Court
- Mexican Congress
- The National Police Museum
- UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico
- Colegio de Mexico
- National History Museum
- Lecumberri Prison Museum
- US embassy
- Mexican Census Bureau
- Mexican Senate
- Service learning in colonial Guanajuato, 4 hrs. north of Mexico City
- And more!
Citadel Maymester Students do service learning project in Guanajuato, Mexico
Citadel Maymester Students at the National History Museum, Mexico City