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Business and History in Costa Rica

Are you interested in business in developing and emerging markets? Economic and political development of Latin America? If the answer is yes, this field programis for you! You will enroll in either BU-324 Business in Emerging and Developing markets or HI-376 Modern Latin American History for the spring 2018 semester and travel to Costa Rica over spring break.

Course materials will come alive as you travel to Costa Rica and meet with local businesses, learn the history of the country as local experts share their experiences with you. Both courses examine the forces underlying the political and economic dynamics in developing and emerging markets. Through an in depth analysis of cultural, political and economic factors, you will learn about critical strategic issues and operating challenges in these markets. In addition, you will develop different perspectives on managerial issues and essential skills for success in developing and emerging markets.

BU 324 is a business and international business elective, and will fulfill the global engagement core requirement.
HI 376 is a history elective and fulfills the History, Comparative Politics and Regional Studies requirement for the International Relations major.

What's included in the program fee:

  • Group airport pick up and drop off in Costa Rica
  • On-site orientation
  • Most meals
  • Accommodation
  • Business visits
  • Cultural Activities and excursions
  • International health and travel insurance

What's not included:

  • Airfare: $750 (estimate) - the Office of International Programs will book a group flight and bill students for the actual cost of the flight.
  • Passport fee: $185
  • Spending money

Payment Schedule:

  • $500 deposit due with application by November 10, 2017
  • December 15: $1,650 due
  • January 15: flight cost due (est. $750)

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