A four-week program designed for students who wish to
acquire proficiency in Spanish while being immersed in Mexican culture. The Program includes lectures, conversation
hours and field trips that support language proficiency and are inspired by the
University’s mission of social justice.
The Puebla program is designed not only as a language immersion course,
but also as a unique cultural and social experience that includes a wide range
of activities, such as language-conversation exchanges with Mexican students,
visits to historical sites, a weekend with an indigenous community, workshops
on Mexican art, etc. Offered in
collaboration with Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla and USF’s Spanish and
Latin American Studies Program.
Students who receive a passing grade of “C” or better in the
class will fulfill their 3rd semester of Spanish.
Students must have achieved proficiency equivalent to the first two Spanish
semesters, which may be taken in combination as Spanish 100 (Intensive
Application Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012
Tuition (after Pedro Claver Scholarship*): $1,840
Meals: $400 (estimate)
Airfare: $600 (estimate)
Estimated Cost: $3,240
Dates: May 19, 2012 – June 17, 2012
Schedule: Click Here
Registration: Intensive Spanish Puebla: SPAN-210-01 (4 units, Summer 2012)
*Students are eligible for the Pedro Claver, S.J. scholarship for immersions in the developing world (50% off tuition). Only USF students are eligible for this scholarship.