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Spain castle doorsGlobalize Your Mind: Spain

Join us for this 3-credit hour course (SPA 1600) as we travel to Valladolid, Spain May 21-June 7, 2017. Pre-travel classes begin April 13.

On this trip, you will:

  • Explore the social, historical, and cultural richness of Spain while living with a native family and engaging with the local community. 
  • Study Spanish via one on one or small group instruction with a native Spanish speaking instructor. 
  • Through language instruction, community engagement, cultural excursions, and independent exploration, analyze the role you may play and the influence you may have in a diverse world.

Cost is $2,785 and includes immersion classes, airfare, homestays with meals, insurance, and overnights in Madrid, Salamanca, and Segovia. A down payment of $700 is due November 30.

Scholarships are available!


Costa Rica travel courseSpend spring break in Costa Rica

Join us for this 3-credit hour course (BIO 2620) as we spend 10 days in exotic Costa Rica and Panama from March 15-25, 2017.

Here's what you will experience on the trip:

  • Explore the flora and fauna of primary and secondary rainforests and snorkel over coral reefs teeming with life. 
  • Visit La Selva Biological Research Station, a tropical field laboratory operated by a consortium of universities from around the world.
  • Travel to the unique cloud forest of Monteverde.
  • Be serenaded to sleep by the sounds of tiny pink tink frogs only to be awakened the next morning by a chorus of howler monkeys outside your tent lodge!
  • Watch as chestnut-mandibled toucans, huge blue Morpho butterflies and red-lorred parrots fly through the understory.
  • Spend 2 days snorkeling in warm tropical Panamanian waters and see brightly-colored stoplight parrotfish, blue tangs, angelfish, fire coral, sea anemones, spotted eagle rays and various species of sponges. The biodiversity will astound you!

Download this informational handout to learn more.

Contact Bob Ratterman or Jan Bowman with questions.

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