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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 annual 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. 

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

Academics:  This program is a 4 credit Learning Community, consisting of 2 courses in Psychology. It is recommended for students majoring in Psychology, Sociology and Elementary Education, but is open to any major.

         Pschology 305: Childhood in the Developing World (3 credits)

         Psychology 306: Serving Children at Risk (1 credit)

Program Cost:  The 2016 Guatemala program has a tentative fee of $1,700.  A final program fee will be made available by December 2014.  The fee 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.