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SOL Costa Rica: Latin University of Costa Rica, Spanish Language, Electives, & Classes with Locals
Heredia, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: Sol Education Abroad 
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates 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.
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Program Type:
Study Abroad Provider
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Language of Instruction:
Foreign Language
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Housing Options:
Home-Stay
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
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Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Areas of Study:
Arts, Communication, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Health, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Psychology, Public Relations, Spanish, Theatre
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Language Prerequisites:
No
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Target Language:
Spanish
Program Description:
Program Description:

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Program Overview

Study abroad in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The program is based in Heredia, one of Costa Rica’s first colonial cities which is now a colorful and exciting university town outside of the capital, San José. Explore the verdant cloud forests and tropical coastlines while immersing yourself in the Spanish language and culture. The Sol Education Abroad (SOL) program offers a wide variety of academic options making this a desirable study abroad destination for a wide-range of students. Programs include tuition, housing with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, insurance and dedicated resident directors.  


Academic Offerings

SOL offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 15 credits during a semester. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language & Culture:sol costa rica 4
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language courses
Electives in Spanish available in: 
  • Latin American Civilization & Culture
  • Latin American Literature
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Business Spanish
  • Latin American Film 
  • Advanced Grammar 
  • Latin American History & Culture 
  • Conversation & Culture 
  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Conversation & Composition
Internships:
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Hotel Managementsol costa rica 3
  • Animal Studies
Electives in EnglishBusiness
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Event Planning
Classes with Local Students:
  • Culture & Art
  • Business Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Interior Design

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

sol costa rica 5Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Rain Forest, Hot Springs & La Fortuna Waterfall (Arenal Volcano region)
  • Rainforest Zipline Canopy Tour
  • White-Water Rafting
  • Boquete, Panama

Cultural Activities:
  • San José City Tour
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Traditional Baking Class
  • Latin Dance Classes
  • Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Coffee Tour
  • Volunteering at public schools

 

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