Application Instructions

All LU applications are submitted online. You can apply by choosing a program below and clicking the Apply button on the program page. Contact the Off-Campus Programs office for assistance.

Global Diversity General Education Requirement

Participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.  Students participating in a program that does not have a (G) designation below can use the regular petition process to have a particular course taken in their program to fulfill the Global Diversity requirement.  Students who wish to have their off-campus programs work applied toward general education requirements in a particular way should petition the Faculty Subcommittee on Administration with support from the relevant academic department before participation in the program.

Latin American Culture & Society in Costa Rica (G)

Costa Rica -

Tags: Latin American Studies Spanish Ethnic Studies Global Studies

Advisor: Madera Allan

This interdisciplinary ACM program is for students seeking to develop an understanding of life in Latin America. Language study is stressed as the key to understanding the culture. Coursework in language, literature, geography, anthropology, politics, and cultural change enables students to develop insights that are reinforced by field trips and two weeks of field work in rural areas. Students conduct an independent study project focusing on an aspect of Costa Rican culture of particular interest to them. Students live with host families.

Satisfies Requirement(s):
Diversity-Global GER (01cr)

Students who will be sophomores, juniors, or seniors are eligible. At least two years of college Spanish (or the equivalent) is required.

This program will not be offered after the 2018-2019 academic year.

For more information:

Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Semester
Offering Note: This program is only offered in Fall semester.

Direct admission is available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: Spanish

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