Spanish and Environmental Studies in Ecuador
Type of Program: ICA
City: Quito, Ecuador and San Cristobal Island, Galapogos
When Offered: Summer 2014 (anticipated)
Faculty Leaders: Aida Ramos-Sellman and Nina Kasniunas.
During this Interdiscplinary Intensive Course Abroad, students can complete Spanish 130E and Environmental Studies 130E in Quito and San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. This course will allow students to study environmental sustainability and Spanish in one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world. As part of the total language immersion experience, students will stay with host families in San Cristobal Island and will participate in a variety of field trips to learn about the environmental challenges and the richness of the bio-diversity in the Galapagos. Other field experiences in the mainland include a trip to the Cloud Forest, Quito, and the Otavalo market.
Eligibility and Prerequisites
Students with a 2.5 or higher GPA who have completed or are currently enrolled in SP120. Those recommended for SP130 via Goucher's Spanish Placement Test are also eligible. First-year students must be in good academic standing in all courses.
Application and Study Abroad Deposit Deadlines
Students must attend an ICA walk-in advising session to obtain an application. Application deadlines and advising sessions are listed on our main ICA website.