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Guatemala: Study Childhood in the Developing World (Winter 2013-2014)

Travel to Guatemala as you study Childhood in the Developing World.



This program includes a pair of Winter Term Pscyhology courses which focus on Childhood Development and a Spring Break immersion experience in Guatemala.  Course requires permission of instructor and is limited to 20 students. Students on this program will be able to visit several sites in Guatemala related to childhood development and well-being, including educational facilities. 

This program is designed with a cost at or below the $2,000 grant from Augie Choice, for those who are eligible.  The program fee includes all in-country costs except for discretionary spending.

Academics:  This program includes a three-credit course as well as a 1-credit course, which, when taken together provide learning community credit.  This program is recommended for students majoring in Psychology, Sociology and Elementary Education, but is open to any major.

         Pschology 305: Childhood in the Developing World

         Psychology 306: Serving Children at Risk

Program Cost:  The 2014 Guatemala program has a fee of $1,600.  This includes all ground transportation and accomodation during the 2 week stay in Guatemala as well as medical insurance.  Group flights are arranged separately for an additional charge.  Not included in the program fee are individual meals and discretionary spending.

Faculty Contacts:Dr. Jayne Rose and Dr. Jessica Schultz