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Study Abroad Mexico

Latin American Heritage

LAT 475 - 3 credits, 3 hours

The Mexico program has been cancelled for 2018.


Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

This is a summer course taught abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico. It offers students the opportunity to travel, to share, to live and to study in another country. From a global perspective, this course explores the history and culture of Mexico by focusing on social, political and cultural issues such as art, language and gastronomy, as well as family, identity, economic devel-opment, and environmental themes as they are presented as major themes of current research. It includes regular classes or seminars, completion of a reading list, lectures by guest professors and through extensive community visits in Oaxaca, students will interact with local teachers, community lead-ers, artisans, activists and migrants.

Oaxaca offers outstanding cultural advantages, including the pre-Colombian city/archeological site of Monte Alban, many world-class muse-ums; colonial churches; a historical city center that serves as a center for traditional crafts, languages and cuisines; as well as a dynamic contempo-rary arts and music scene, allowing students to easily immerse themselves in Oaxaca’s culture. This course is taught in English.

Program Fee: $875 (approximately - includes international airfare, health insurance, and program-related transportation in Oaxaca, excursions, housing and some meals)

Additional Costs: BMCC tuition and fees for 3 credits, as well as out‐of‐pocket costs for personal expenses, passport and out-of‐pocket meals. Op-tional side trips to local tourist attractions may also incur additional costs.

Prerequisite: Eng 088, ESL 062, ACR 094

Priority Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
Regular Application Deadline: March 14, 2018
Program Deposit Due: April 9, 2018
Payment Deadline: May 4, 2018


Application deadline extended to April 9, 2018 for Study Abroad Mexico – apply before it’s too late!

For more information regarding the program, please contact:
Professor Leslie A. Martino-Velez
Center for Ethnic Studies Office: Room S-623-C, 199 Chambers St.
Email: LMartinovelez@bmcc.cuny.edu
Phone: (212) 220‐8000 Ext. 8352

Please note that all information listed above is subject to change at any time.