To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3. You may apply as a freshman, but you must have at least sophomore standing and have completed one semester of university-level Spanish by the time the program begins.
COURSES/ COURSE EQUIVALENCIES
All students will take the three-credit course "Advanced Travel Seminar: Women's Lives and Experiences in Nicaragua" (WMNS 422, GE-IIIG) taught by UW-Eau Claire professors Rose-Marie Avin and Meghan Mehlos.
Students must have taken at least one college-level Spanish language course prior to the program. If you have never taken Spanish, you will need to enroll in Spanish 101 for spring of 2015.
If students would like to use this experience as part of the LAS and/or Spanish immersion requirement, please meet with your adviser and Dr. Analisa De Grave. There are opportunities to participate in an internship for 3 weeks after the program to complete the 6 week immersion requirement.
Service-Learning opportunities are also available. If you are interested in fulfilling your service-learning requirement, please make an appointment to meet with the study abroad coordinator for this program.
Three credits of Foreign Culture requirement can be waived upon successful program completion. Please email Degree Review at email@example.com after completion of the program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A. or B.M degree in the College of Arts & Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirement. See the university catalog for details.)
The program will run for 3 weeks in June 2015, but exact program dates have not yet been determined.