Thematic International Education Seminars (T.I.E.S)

Developing Global Competency: Study abroad in Puebla, Mexico

 Course Description: global competency picture

“Developing a Global Competency” is a study abroad program carried out in partnership with the Mexico’s Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP). This is the first offering of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award-winning series “Thematic International Educational Seminars” (T.I.E.S.). The program consists of one week of interdisciplinary lectures and field trips Western N.Y. followed by two full weeks in and around Puebla, Mexico. In Puebla, students receive further instruction in language and history while taking part in various site visits and cultural events highlighting global connections between the U.S. and Mexico. Participant students acquire global competency through international travel and an interdisciplinary approach incorporating history, economics, communications, political science and language into a discussion on global awareness and cross cultural literacy.

Housing: Fredonia and UPAEP Dormitories

Course Dates: Summer Session 1, May 20 - June 9, 2013

Eligible Participants: Undergraduates in Good Academic Standing

Application Deadline:  April 5, 2013

Credits:  6 Undergraduate

Cost: Coming Soon

Approximate Cost: $3,500

Application: Apply Now

Learn More: http://www.upaep.mx/

Contacts: Dr. Eric Rodrigo Meringer

Department of History, Thompson E310

(716) 673-3361


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