UPR ImagePuerto Rico - Spanish for Non-Native Speakers and Puerto Rican Culture Program

Course Number/Name: INED 415- Study Abroad- Puerto Rico UPRRP

Course Description: This program is designed to increase participants' ability to communicate in all aspects of the Spanish language, as well as to enhance their understanding of Puerto Rican cultural patterns. Students will take two courses at the University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras campus (UPRRP).

  1. Spanish for Non-Native Speakers at the Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced level (3 credits)
  2. Society and Culture in Puerto Rico (3 credits)- An overview of island culture that explores its history, arts, folklore, ecology, economics, geography and politics. The course is designed as a series of lectures and workshops given by experts in each field and integrated with field trips and cultural activities.

In addition to traditional classroom instruction, weekly field trips, workshops and cultural activities are built into the program to enhance learning and to allow students to become better acquainted with some of the most important features of Puerto Rican culture and landscape. The program also includes the opportunity to participate in additional field trips and social and cultural activities. 

Credits: 6 undergraduate credits

Course Dates:  January 2 - 18, 2015 

Language of Instruction: English and Spanish

Housing: Residence Halls 

Eligible Participants: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in good academic standing

Apply Now: Application PDF

Application Deadline: October 1

Course Fee Deadline: November 1

Cost: 2015 Student Budget

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