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ISA Santiago, Dominican Republic: Latin American Studies, Spanish Language & Courses with Locals - Semester/Academic Year
Santiago, Dominican Republic
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring,
Winter Break
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Program: Affiliate
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Academic Level: Graduate, Junior, Other, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Homestay, Other
Areas of Study: African Studies, Anthropology, Culture, Dance, Education, Environmental Studies, Film, History, Humanities, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion/Theology, Service Learning, Sociology, Spanish, Women's Studies
About the Program:
We Are Study Abroad
Dominican Republic




EXCURSIONS
  • Samaná
  • La Romana
  • Santo Domingo
  • Jarabacoa

Excursions vary per term.  Please visit www.studiesabroad.com for most up-to-date information.
 

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Official transcript from host university
  • Tuition at host university
  • Room and board
  • Tutorial assistance
  • Full-time resident staff
  • Excursions
  • Excursion transportation
  • Medical insurance
  • Internet access
  • Student services
  • Cultural activities
  • Airport reception & transfers
  • On-site ISA office
  • Language exchange (depending on the session)
  • Visa support
  • Pre-departure advising
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation
 

Santiago

Latin American Studies, Spanish Language & Courses with Locals

Pontifical Catholic University "Madre y Maestra"


Semester/Academic Year
This program is designed for students at the intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish proficiency. Students will participate in courses focusing on Spanish Language and Caribbean and Latin American studies. All courses will be taken at the Pontifical Catholic University "Madre y Maestra" (PUCMM) and instructed by PUCMM faculty. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a community service program with possible placement in an organization or business in Santiago. On a limited basis, ISA students at the advanced levels of Spanish may take classes with Dominican students from the university's primary course listings. Please call the ISA office for additional information.


Eligibility
Minimum Grade Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
  • Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (three quarters) of college-level Spanish

  • For level verification, all students must take a Spanish language placement exam upon arrival in Santiago. Please note that these placement suggestions are not a guarantee of a student's Spanish level. Language levels will be determined solely by the on-site placement exam administered by the PUCMM.

    ***If the placement exam indicates that the student is not at the intermediate level, course options will be very limited.



Course Information
Course Disclaimer
  • Course placement is often based on a placement test administered on-site
  • There may be mandatory prerequisites for some of the courses offered
  • For a specific list of course prerequisites, please refer to the course listing/course descriptions for this program on the ISA website

ELAP+ISA Combo Semester Programs
Internship Information
  • In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to intern 5-10 hours per week at a host organization
  • Language proficiency for the internship will be determined by a phone interview before acceptance to the program.
  • Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary.
  • Students will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program, documenting their projects, hours, and program activities.
  • Internship placements are coordinated by ELAP, a division of ISA, and have no affiliation with the university.
  • Visit the ELAP website for more information on placement opportunities.
 

 

 
ISA 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: 512-480-8522 Fax: 512-480-8866 Email: isa@studiesabroad.com

 



Additional Info

Program Costs

The cost for participating in this affiliate program is determined by the provider and the estimate is listed on their website. You are also required to pay a small amount of student fees to NDSU for the term in order to be registered as a full-time student (or 3-6 credits for summer), but NDSU tuition is waived for the time of your participation. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses if they are not included in the cost by the provider.

Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information. You will be required to pay the program fees due directly to the provider. Check with the provider about payment deadlines and whether you can make adjustments to your deadline based on when your financial aid will be disbursed.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.