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Arica, Chile: Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Community Empowerment (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • Globalization Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • IGS - Global Studies
  • IGS - International Affairs
  • Internships
  • Latin American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Pre-Health Professions
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction:

  • English/Spanish
  • Spanish

Language Study: Spanish

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Previous college-level coursework in public and/or global health, development studies, anthropology, community or social sciences, or related fields; Four recent semesters of college-level Spanish and ability to follow ALL coursework in Spanish

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

Program Dates: Early September through mid-December or early February through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: Spanish for Health Sciences (3 credits), Public Health in Chile (3 credits), Traditional Medicine and Community Health (3 credits), Public Health Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project OR Internship (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: Spanish majors/minors or students intending to major or minor in Spanish must have completed Spanish 301; All students must meet with the program representative in the Spanish Department, Professor Alvaro Kaempfer, prior to applying.

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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