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Global Experiences

Spring 2017: Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Spring Break in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Faculty Leader: Julio Nazario (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), SAS Honors Program

Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017

Class Meeting Times: TBA, 35 College Avenue Room 102, College Avenue Campus

Course Number: 01:090:230:01, 1 credit

Program Cost: $1,610 (airfare included)

The field experience will take students to visit ancient ruins, swimming in underground lakes, hiking a rainforest, sleeping in cities, and meeting with local people in the Yucatan peninsula. Learn applications of history, archaeology, anthropology, and ecological science from local guides. Students will visit Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Izamal, key Spanish colonial cities including Mérida, mangroves, and the Kaxil Kiuic Ecological Reserve in the jungle outside Merida. Be prepared to climb pyramids, eat like a local, and snorkel in tropical seas.

Readings: Posted on Sakai

Film Screening: Cracking the Maya Code - NOVA (2008)

Requirements: Participation in the eight day field experience to the Yucatan. Three short response (250 words) one on Mayan site, one on a colonial city, one on ecological preserve. A final group presentation on the ideas encountered in the readings, film and field experience.

* There are 18 available spaces! Please apply early.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017.

Students accepted to the program will receive a special permission number to enroll in 01:090:230:01 (1 credit field exeperience).

TO APPLY, VISIT THE STUDY ABROAD WEBSITE HERE


Check out our photo montage from the SASHP Global Experience Trip to Yucatan during Spring 2014!
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