Costa Rica Program

Program in Costa Rica

The Program overseas in Costa Rica strongly encourages students to use the short and long academic programs offered through our partner institution, International Center for Development Studies (ICDS), in San José, Costa Rica. ICDS’s programs exclusively cater to student needs in the areas of Latin American Studies sustainability studies, environment, justice, and human rights. Students may earn anywhere from 6 to 15 credits by spending six weeks to a semester, at ICDS and hone their skills in analyzing the real problems of Latin America today.

Study Abroad in Costa Rica, 2018

For detail information, please visit ICDS website.

  1. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  2. SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES AND FOOD SECURITY IN
  3. CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN LATIN AMERICA
  4. RURAL AND URBAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES
  5. SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA
  6.  HUMAN RIGHTS IN LATIN AMERICA: A CRITICAL APPROACH
  7. DEMOCRACY IN CENTRAL AMERICA: AN ONGOING QUESTION
  8.  LATIN AMERICA: A MIRROR OF REALITY THROUGH FILM LITERATURA CENTROAMERICANA (taught in Spanish)
  9. SPANISH LANGUAGE CALL LEVELS

*(elective course taught in August prior the start of the Fall Semester)
For more info, please visit: http://www.icds.ac.cr/

Contact Information

Program Director
Cristina Soriano, PhD
Associate Professor, History
610.519.3290

Administrative Assistant
Joyce Harden
610.519.4640
Office: SAC 023