Mexico


Mexican Folklore


Led By:

Dr. Irma Cantu

Dates:

July 1, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Location:

Mexico

Estimated Cost: 

$2,400

Course:

SPAN 4317 - Hispanic Folklore
SPAN 4320 - Spanish American Literature: 20th Century (Cross-Listed with LTTS 5308)

Includes:

Some Meals
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodation
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include airfare and TAMIU tuition and fees. 

Tentative Itinerary


Week 1

Arrive in Mexico City on July 1st

Ciudad de Puebla, Puebla: Plaza Mayor, Cathedral

Ciudad de Puebla, Puebla: Tonantzintlan, Dominicos

Guanajuato City: Main Attractions

San Miguel de Allende: El Jardin, Cathedral

San Miguel de Allende: El Nigromante, Market

Mexico City: Alameda, Bellas Artes

Week 2

Mexico City: Xochimilco, Ciudad Universitaria

Mexico City: Zocalo, Templo Mayor, Cathedral

Mexico City: Piramides de Teotihiuacan, Basilica

Mexico City: Castillo de Chapultepec, Museo de Antropologia e Historia

Mexico City: Coyoacan, Mercados

Mexico City: Frida Kahlo House & San Angel

Depart for Laredo on July 15th


Forms


Important Dates


February 15

APPLICATION, PAYMENT AGREEMENT, AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

March 15

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

March 20

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.

April 2 - 6

MANDATORY PROGRAM MEETING TO DISCUSS AIRFARE, ITINERARY AND COURSEWORK (TIME AND LOCATION TBA)

April 20

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS.
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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