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Study Abroad

Chile in a Time of Transformation: A Cultural Challenge – 2015

Chile

Course Title: Chile in a Time of Transformation: A Cultural Challenge
Course Number: SPN 2881 (HPU); additional 4 credits @PUC Valparaíso
Credit Hours: 8
Term Offered: May 2015 (Tuition & Fees $2,680)
Prerequisite: SPN 2130: Hispanic Cultures: Intermediate Reading and Conversation
Travel Dates: May 10 – June 4, 2015
Estimated Cost: $5,299 – $5,599 (10 – 14 students)
Faculty Leaders: Ms. Carolyn Adams & Dr. Claudia Femenías

Experience Chile up close and personal! Learn about Chile’s journey into the 21st century and its participation in the global arena. Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and Chilean culture by living with a Chilean host family and practicing Spanish with Chilean students. Earn EIGHT credits while studying at the Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Along the way, tour Santiago, get to know Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, and enjoy exciting excursions. Return to High Point with two courses toward your Spanish major or minor, and satisfy the Global Studies requirement.

Program Highlights

  • Earn 8 credits studying at a Chilean University
  • Practice your Spanish while living with a Chilean host family and interacting with Chilean students
  • Explore Santiago during a nighttime bike tour
  • Relax in natural thermal hot springs nestled in the Andes Mountains
  • Horseback ride through the Andes during a weekend excursion and taste traditional Asado a la Chilena
  • All meals are included while living with your host family plus 3 dinners during the excursions

 Interest Meeting – For more information come to the next interest meeting on Wednesday, October 1 at 4:00 p.m. in Qubein School of Communication 206