Business Communities in Peru

HISP-X 370 — Spring 2019

arequipa peru
Location
Lima, Peru
Days and Times
May 15-23, 2019
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
Applications are still being accepted.

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

approximately $1,300 + spring tuition

Eligibility requirements
Must have completed HISP-S280 or its equivalent; must be currently enrolled in HISP-S315, or have taken it within the last year; 3.0 GPA

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