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  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. 


Program Type: Faculty-Led

Credits: 6 undergraduate credits

Course Dates:  January 1 - 18, 2016

Language of Instruction: English and Spanish

Housing: Residence Halls 

Eligible Participants: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in good academic standing; students with intermediate understanding of Spanish

Apply Now: Submit an application and a copy of your transcripts to the Office of International Education 

Application Deadline: October 12, 2015

$150 Deposit Due: October 24, 2015

Course Fee Deadline: November 13, 2015

Cost: 2016 Student Budget

Pay Online Button  Pay the COURSE FEE DEPOSIT ($150) with electronic check or credit card online 

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