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Program Description:
ISA Barranquilla, Colombia: Latin American Studies, International Business, Engineering & Courses with Locals
Universidad del Norte

The Latin American Studies, International Business, Engineering & Courses with Locals semester program allows students at all language levels the opportunity to take Spanish-language courses and a variety of courses with locals instructed in English. In addition to that, students who have taken four semesters (or the equivalent) of college-level Spanish have the opportunity to enroll in courses with locals instructed in Spanish and a variety of disciplines.

Courses are available in a wide array of disciplines in both English and Spanish. Courses in English are primarily related to Business, Economics, Marketing, Engineering and Culture. Courses in Spanish are available in fields such as Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Art, Literature, Business, Economics, etc. Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Del Norte.

Students in this program also have the option of participating in service learning (Univoluntarios) or completing a research project. The Univoluntarios course is a 48 hour course for high intermediate and advanced-level Spanish students that allows students to volunteer in the local community and receive service-learning credit.

Students may also complete a research project. Students must be at the high-beginning Spanish level or higher to enroll and the project can be completed in either English or Spanish. Students will be assigned a faculty member with whom they will work to complete their research. Students will enroll in additional coursework at the UniNorte in addition to their research project.

Session Dates: Mid July, 2016 - Late November, 2016*
Price: $9,950*
Application Due Date: May 1, 2016
Final Forms & Payments Due: ?May 15, 2016
*prices and dates are subject to change

Minimum GPA
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of one semester (two quarters) of college-level Spanish.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/22/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates the Office of Education Abroad pre-approval deadline. Students will also need to meet the actual program application deadlines, which may be earlier. See the Getting Started page for more details.