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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Housing Type: Homestay
Area of Study: Art, Business Administration, Economics, English, Foreign Language, Global Studies, Nursing, Political Science, Public Health, Sociology, Theatre Arts/Dance Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Program Description:

Arcos Learning Abroad - Mexico
Program Overview

Study abroad in the fascinating colonial city of Oaxaca, Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by lush mountains and indigenous villages, Oaxaca is an ideal location for language immersion and exploring the pre-Hispanic past of the area. Experience the charms of this bohemian city, complete with hip cafes, art galleries, and an active live music scene. The Arcos Learning Abroad 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

Arcos Learning Abroad offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 3 to 6 credits per summer session with the option to stay for multiple summer sessions. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language courses
Electives in Spanish available in:arcos mexico 1
  • Literature
  • Social, Anthropological & Cultural Sciences
  • Business
  • History
  • Economics
  • Visual Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Writing
Electives in English available in:
  • History of Mesoamerica
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
Healthcare & Spanish:
  • Medical Spanish
  • Public Health in Mexico
  • Medical Shadowing
School of Record: University of Oaxaca

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

arcos mexico 2Excursions:
  • Monte Albán Pre-Hispanic Pyramids
  • Tlacolula Market
  • Teotitlán Artisan Village
  • El Tule Tree
  • Mountain Springs (Hierve el Agua)
  • Mitla Ruins

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tours
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Yoga Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Movie Night
  • Art Workshops
  • Bike Tour
  • Art Gallery Tours
  • Festivals
 
Arcos Learning Abroad - What's Included
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 02/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 05/14/2022 08/13/2022
Summer 2023 02/01/2023 ** 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.