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Quito, Ecuador: Development, Politics, and Languages (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group

Duration:

  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Latin American Studies
  • Organization and Management Studies
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction:

  • English/Spanish
  • Spanish

Language Study: Spanish

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Three recent semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent and the ability to follow 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 the Social Sciences (3 credits), Languages in Contact: Spanish, Quichua, and other Lang. (3 credits), Paradigms of Dev. and Pol. Discourse (3 credits), Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project (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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