Business Communities in Peru

HISP-X 370 — Spring 2020

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Location
Lima, Peru
Days and Times
May 12 – 22
Course Description

This program is a companion course to HISP-S 315, Spanish in the Business World, and continues many of the same themes. Upon successful completion of the semester course, students will travel to Peru and work alongside the nonprofit organization 7elements and their community partners in the homeland of the indigenous Yanesha people. Discover how the Yanesha fight to save their cultural traditions and values while integrating global economic systems. Students will collaborate with coffee production companies in Villa Rica and visit agricultural and tourism organizations in Oxapampa, learning about small business challenges and the value of cultural norms and knowledge.

Instructor
Julie Madewell, Spanish and Portuguese

Application deadline
November 15 for first round applications. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as space allows.

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

Approximately $1,600 and spring tuition.

Eligibility requirements
Must have completed HISP-S280 or its equivalent; must be enrolled in HISP-S315 for the spring 2020 semester; 3.0 GPA

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