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USAC Costa Rica: Puntarenas - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American studies
Puntarenas, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: USAC 
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2021 05/06/2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Partner:
USAC
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Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
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Minimum Class Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Minimum GPA:
2.75
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Prerequisites:
No
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Previous Language Study Req?:
No
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Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
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Language courses offered:
Spanish
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Meet Language Reqt in One Semester?:
Yes
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Housing Options:
Homestay
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Areas of Study:
Anthropology, Arts, Biology, Culture, Dance, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ecology, Environmental Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Sciences, Theatre/Drama Program Design: Block Scheduling, Group based, Study Center, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Field Study, Internship (with credit transfer)
Program Description:
Program Description:
 
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Study in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Live in a small seaside fishing town on the Pacific Ocean with ferry access to the Nicoya Peninsula
  • Enroll in Spanish courses, and/or in Ecological Studies courses—which include field experience and the opportunity to participate in independent research, internships, or volunteer activities at field-related institutions.
  •  Savor your proximity to breathtaking national parks and nature reserves.
  • Discover interesting and beautiful destinations on included field trips.
                                                                                                   
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Available Terms
Two summer sessions
January (3-week session) 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Spanish Language and Literature Studies, Latin American Studies, and Ecology

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 28 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
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Intensive Spanish option: Note that this program offers the option to study Spanish intensively during the semester, with sequential language courses meeting one at a time. Students may complete up to four semesters of Spanish during one semester in the program. Intensive language semesters are very rigorous and are only recommended for students who have already shown aptitude in language learning.

Optional Cuba field study: The program offers (at extra cost) an optional short-term field study to Cuba. This course will be 0.25 units at Gustavus.







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