Semester: Spring 2018
Course Information: 3 credits – General Education/Core Class
Lead Faculty: Dr. Conny Palacios, Professor & Chair of Foreign Language
Travel Assistant: Dr. Arlette De Jesús, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Course Title: IS 398 – AU in South America: Children and Women’s Lives and Experiences in Chile
Course Description: The course is designed to provide students with a direct introduction and experience on South American culture. Students will encounter, engage and understand the struggles of people in under-developed countries. Besides the main focus stated above, students will learn about the geography, history and manifestations of culture through the art.
Travel Dates: May 14-24, 2018
Housing/Accommodations: Local hotels
Eligibility Requirements: Students must be eligible juniors or seniors (at least a 2.5 GPA) and who have not attended a previous AU Abroad program.
Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded to reduce the cost for travel, which is an additional fee from tuition and fees and charged as part of student’s registration for program. To be eligible for the AU Abroad scholarship of up to $1,000.00, students must either be a junior or senior. Scholarship amount depends upon GPA, class standing and financial need. (Sophomore nursing students can apply for the grant due to their academic schedule.)