Faculty-Led International Programs

Winter Break – 2017/2018

 

Spend your winter break in Costa Rica!

Experience the best that Costa Rica has to offer with CPI, Centro Panamericano de Idiomas! This two week program offers everything from rafting, hiking volcanos, nature boat tour of Rio Tarcoles, zip-line tour and more! Immerse yourself in Spanish language while gaining Spanish credits and valuable hands-on volunteer experience.

Earn 4 credits of lower division Spanish or 6 credits of intermediate or upper division Spanish in just two weeks! Students studying any level of Spanish may go on the program.  Pura Vida!!

  • Cost: TBD
  • Dates: End of December to mid January
  • Deadline: October 15th, 2017

For more information on the program, please contact:
Professor Jeff Longwell—Department of Language and Linguistics, jelongwe@nmsu.edu
Angel Palumbo—Director—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, apalumbo@ad.nmsu.edu

 

Agriculture Animals of the World: New Zealand!

This course is intended to expose the students to agriculture animal production systems of New Zealand. Students will see and experience how a pastoral based production system works compared to the agriculture animal’s productions systems of the USA. Students will gain understanding on how important agriculture is to the New Zealand economy. Breeds of agriculture animals of New Zealand will be evaluated. At the end of the semester the students will present their experiences in a PowerPoint form and turn in a hard copy of their photo documentary

Earn 3 credits in just 2 weeks. Students of all majors welcome!

  •  Cost: $3315 plus airfare
  • Dates: December 26th – January 10th, 2018
  • Deadline: TBD

Dr. John W. Campbell—College Assistant Professor, Judging Team Coordinator, jwcamp@nmsu.edu 

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

Oral Health Residency: India!

This course is intended to improve the students’ ability to work and provide dental hygiene treatment, education, and counseling to children and their families. This course will improve the students’ ability to work with children in a different country, bringing not only cultural challenges but also opportunities to learn and embrace different cultural aspects of being able to provide treatment  to these patients. The students will be working with children of low income or underserved areas in India. The other aspect of this course is to enhance  students’ understanding and development of cultural competence by working outside of the United States with patients and people whose primary language is not English.

Open to Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Nutrition and Public Health majors!

  • Cost: $2223.oo not including airfare and some meals
  • Dates: December 29th, 2017 – January 12th, 2018
  • Deadline: TBD

Prof Elmer Gonzalez—Program Director—Dental Hygiene, elmer6nmsu.edu

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

Summer 2018

 

Cultures in Human and Natural Environments

How is life for U.S children and families different or similar from those living in Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France? In this course, we will focus on understanding the strengths and challenges that exist among those individuals and families living in Western European societies – particularly Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France. Students will examine how individuals and children interact with their peers, family members and other community members. Students will also examine how issues such as poverty  and aging impact daily living and well-being among individuals and families in Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France. Finally, students will examine how varies community components such as the housing, markets, schools, and/or health facilities within these four countries impact families and then determine how these might be similar of different from their experiences in the U.S. 

Experience these unique destinations that have claimed prestige and fame for centuries. The varying scenery from country to country will be something to cherish for a lifetime!

Dr. Bryce Jorgensen, professor in Family Consumer Sciences, will lead the program. Earn up to 4 credits of FCS 492 in two weeks! Students in any discipline may go on the program.

  • Cost: $3652 plus airfare. Includes full program cost, fees, Insurance, NMSU Credits, Health Evaluation, and Room. Does not include spending money while abroad
  • Dates: May 14th – May 28th, 2017
  • Deadline: TBA

For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Bryce Jorgensen—Department of Family Consumer Sciences, brycej@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

 

Spend the summer in COSTA RICA!!

Experience the best that Costa Rica has to offer with CPI, Centro Panamericano de Idiomas! This two week program offers everything from rafting, hiking volcanos, nature boat tour of Rio Tarcoles, zip-line tour and more! Immerse yourself in Spanish language while gaining Spanish credits and valuable hands-on volunteer experience.

Earn 4 credits of lower division Spanish or 6 credits of intermediate or upper division Spanish in just two weeks! Students studying any level of Spanish may go on the program.

  • Cost: TBD
  • Dates: End of May to beginning of June
  • Deadline: April 1st, 2017

For more information on the program, please contact:
Professor Jeff Longwell—Department of Language and Linguistics, jelongwe@nmsu.edu
Angel Palumbo—Director—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, apalumbo@ad.nmsu.edu

 

 

Cultures in Human and Natural Environments: South Africa

How is life for U.S children and families different or similar from those living in South Africa? In this course, we will focus on understanding the strengths and challenges that exist among those individuals and families living in South Africa. Students will examine how individuals and children interact with their peers, family members and other community members. Students will also examine how issues such as poverty  and aging impact daily living and well-being among individuals and families in South Africa. Finally, students will examine how varies community components such as the housing, markets, schools, and/or health facilities within these four countries impact families and then determine how these might be similar of different from their experiences in the U.S. 

Lions! Tigers and oh my, 4 credits!? Earn up to 4 credits in just two weeks spent exploring South Africa! The Cape Town landmarks, Mpumalanga and Johannesburg are waiting for you!

Dr. Bryce Jorgensen, professor in Family Consumer Sciences, will lead the program. Students in any discipline may go on the program.

  • Cost: $3032 plus airfare. Includes full program cost, fees, Insurance, NMSU Credits, Health Evaluation, and Room. Does not include spending money while abroad
  • Dates: June 7th – June 19th, 2017
  • Deadline: TBA

For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Bryce Jorgensen—Department of Family Consumer Sciences, brycej@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu