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.

Field Research in Costa Rica (G)

Costa Rica -

Tags: Latin American Studies Anthropology Biology Economics Environmental Studies Geology Gender Studies Government International Studies Spanish Global Studies

Advisor: Dr. Jodi Sedlock

The ACM field research program is designed primarily for advanced students wishing to pursue a significant field-based independent research project. This research may be in the humanities, social sciences, or sciences. Students prepare for their research during a month-long orientation that includes intensive language training and a review of fieldwork methodology. The research may be integrated with an ongoing project at Lawrence or started afresh on the program.

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

Students who will be juniors or seniors with prior coursework in the proposed research discipline are eligible. Familiarity with statistics, field work methodology, and research methods is recommended. 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, Term
Offering Note: This program is offered in Spring semester or Spring term.

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: Spanish
Secondary: English

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