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Costa Rica: Business in Latin America

Costa Rica Study Abroad


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Travel and course dates
July 24 - August 3, 2017 


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A $2,000 scholarship is available for this program. Deadline: Friday, May 26 at 11:59pm. Apply now! 

Get firsthand experience with doing business in Latin American countries. The courses will emphasize the study of intercultural differences between the United States and Costa Rica as a valid representation of Latin American countries. In addition to regular classes on campus, students will travel to Costa Rica where they will visit and study at "Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion the Empresas" (Central American Institute of Business Administration), also known as INCAE, one of the top business schools in Latin America. The country's Chambers of Commerce and multinational companies will be used as field-based settings to accomplish the learning objectives for the class. Learn more about Costa Rica. 

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Costa Rica Program Information

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InformationRequired courses to take in Costa Rica

Students must enroll in at least one course from the list below. If desired, students may enroll in two courses, for a total of 6 credits.

Note: Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites.

Professor: Lori Jones 

MAN 2604   Intercultural Relations in Business (Prerequisite*) 3 credits
GEB 2350   Survey of International Business 3 credits
MAN 4102  Managing Cultural Diversity (Prerequisite**) 3 credits

Professor: Lynn Grinnell 

MAN 3784   Sustainability in the Natural Environment (Prerequisite***) 3 credits
MAN 4788  Sustainability and Environmental Issues (Prerequisite***) 3 credits
MAN 4061   Corporate Social Responsibility College of Business (Prerequisite****) 3 credits
MAN 4935   Special Topics: Problems and Solutions in the Triple Bottom Line (Prerequisite****) 3 credits

*Prerequisite: REA 0007.

**Prerequisites: Admission to BANK-BAS or TMGT-BAS or INTBUS-BAS or MGTORG-BAS or BUS-BS or HSA-BAS or PPA-BS or EDST-BS.

***Prerequisite: Admission to MGTORG-BAS or SUSMGT-BAS.

****Prerequisite: Admission to BUS-BS or INTBUS-BAS or MGTORG-BAS or SUSMGT-BAS.

PhoneLead faculty contacts

After you submit the application online, we will review your application and e-mail you with details of scheduling your interview with the Costa Rica program lead faculty, Lori Jones, 727-341-4574.