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COSTA RICA

Our Summer Program in San Jose, Costa Rica

 

Spanish & Community Health in Latin America

Hunter College, CUNY

International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) and Hospital Clinica Biblica

 

 

 

 

 

Hunter College joins forces with the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) and Hospital Clinica Biblica to offer students planning to enter health professions a six-week program, which will provide them the opportunity to explore health care issues in a developing country while furthering their Spanish language skills and gaining an understanding of the life and culture of Costa Rica.The program will include homestays and an excursion to the town of Atenas and to the beautiful Punta Leona beach resort.

 

 

The Spanish for Health Sciences offers two levels of Spanish language instruction, intermediate and advanced. Students will be placed in the appropriate level based on an oral placement exam taken upon arrival. The course will prepare students to interview patients, complete patients' files and medical reports, and read texts of medical relevance effectively.

The Health Care in Latin America course is intended to create a unique experience for students interested in Latin American and Caribbean Health issues. The course will focus on public health assessment strategies. Through the course, students will be exposed to current challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean and reach an understanding of the way global public health issues unfold in the region. As part of the program students will visit various types of clinics, as well as other points of medical service.

 

 

Prerequisites :

SPAN 201 or equivalent (such as 3 years of high school Spanish and passed Regents exam.)

***Community Health majors need COMHE 411 and approval of their advisor

 

 

Inquiries

Education Abroad Office

E1447 Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
Phone: (212) 772-4983
Fax: (212) 772-5005
E-Mail: edabroad@hunter.cuny.edu

 

Estimated Total Costs of Attendance:

Summer 2014 - COSTA RICA COA

Program Fee

Tuition

$ 3,140.00

$ 1,470.00

Not included in Program Fee (estimates):

Airfare

Books/ One-meal per day/ Public Transportation

$ 850.00

$ 400.00

TOTAL: $ 5,860.00

 

 

 

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