Santiago DR Spanish Service Learning

HISP-S 317 — Summer 2019

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Location
Dominican Republic, Caribbean
Days and Times
May 7 - May 23 (3 CR.)
Course Description

In conjunction with a partner organization, 7Elements, you'll participate in a variety of service projects throughout the program, such as building bottle buildings, laying cement floors, providing community education on water filtrs, and cacao reforestation projects, among others. Cultural excursions are also an important part of the program, with trips to Sosúa beach, the city of Santiago, Laguna Gri-Gri, and Lagune Dudú.

Instructor: Erik Willis and second faculty member, Spanish and Portuguese

Application Deadline

February 12


Course Fee

Includes academic fees, housing, some meals, excursions, and health insurance. Student is responsible for flights, personal expenses, and vacation travel.

$2,397 resident; $2,682 non-resident


Eligibility Requirements

at least second semester of college; 3.0 GPA; are able to engage in sustained physical activity in the heat; are willing to live and work in a group

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