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Citadel Summer in Mexico

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2019
Program Starts: May 26, 2019
Program Ends: Jun 23, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,100
Program Locations: Playa del Carmen
Contact Phone: 8439535065
Contact Name: Sara Fernandez-medina
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Tuition for 6 SPAN credits
- Housing
What is not Included: - Airfare
- Passport fees
- Personal Expenses
Program Description


Students will earn 6 hours worth of transfer credit and will choose from the following list of courses:

SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish Communication II - 3 credits
SPAN 203 - - 3 credits
SPAN 204 - - 3 credits
SPAN 302 - Advanced Spanish Composition - 3 credits
SPAN 450 - Special Topics: Introduction to Mexican Culture - 3 credits
SPAN 450 - Special Topics: Mexican Society - 3 credits


Students will spend 4 weeks in Playa del Carmen, Mexico studying Spanish. The program is offered by the Department of Modern Languages in conjunction with don Quijote. Students will experience the Mexican lifestyle while alternating excursions, courses, and time spent with their host family. Students will participate in classes at don Quijote Playa del Carmen, which is located just 6 blocks from white sandy beaches. Students will learn Spanish in this open architecture with a relaxing and inviting atmosphere that encourages intensive Spanish immersion.

-Students will have the opportunity to engage in the following activities:
*Playa del Carmen city tour
*Mexican cooking classes
*Exploring the local market
*Mayan culture and history class


Dr. Sara Medina (Director)
Department of Modern Languages
Capers 234 C

Dr. Maria Jose Hellin-Garcia (Co-Director)
Department of Modern Languages
Capers 221 C

Dr. Medina served as The Fall 2017 Global Scholars program director in Cyprus and has also led several study abroad programs in Mexico, Peru, and Spain for the last 11 years.

Quick Facts

Population: 114975406
Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Per-capita GDP: $ 14800
Size: 1964375 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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