Fw: Study in Ecuador
angela2u at u.washington.edu
Mon Apr 22 18:42:07 PDT 2002
Angela Leung Undergraduate Adviser
Department of Geography Smith 415A
University of Washington Box 353550
Seattle, WA 98195-3550
Voice: 206 543-7793 Fax: 206 543-3313
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cameron Frisch" <cfrisch at u.washington.edu>
To: <advisers at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 5:45 PM
Subject: Study in Ecuador
> Dear Advisers:
> Please forward the following announcement to your students as appropriate.
> Thank you for your support!
> Cameron Frisch
> Foreign Study Adviser
> International Programs & Exchanges
> University of Washington
> 516 Schmitz Hall, Box 355815
> Seattle, WA. 98195-5815
> Tel: (206) 543-9272
> Fax: (206) 685-3511
> STUDY IN ECUADOR: APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 15
> (FOR FALL, WINTER, SPRING 2002/2003)
> The University of Washington offers a unique opportunity in Ecuador for
> students with interests in Spanish language, Latin American culture,
> environment and development issues. Three modules of study compose the
> 1) Fall Quarter: Spanish Language & Latin American Culture
> Students study Spanish language intensively through class work, workshops,
> excursions and cultural events. Study of Latin American culture is
> integrated into language instruction and incorporates historical,
> anthropological, political and economic dimensions. The language courses
> taught at the intermediate, high-intermediate and advanced levels.
> Pre-requisite: Minimum SPAN 103 or equivalent by program start.
> 2) Winter Quarter (Option I): Health, Environment and Development
> This component of the program analyzes the principles, patterns and
> contradictions of development in Latin America. Students and faculty
> identify the important interrelationships of socioeconomic development,
> environmental changes and the social and health impacts of these
> relationships on different population groups. Pre-requisite: Minimum SPAN
> 203 or equivalent by program start.
> Winter Quarter (Option II): Spanish Language and Literature
> Intensive Spanish language program that incorporates expository writing
> Latin American literature. Pre-requisite: Minimum SPAN 203 or equivalent
> program start.
> 3) Spring Quarter: Internship
> Students work with non-profit agencies or community organizations involved
> in environmental, development, social and/or health issues. This hands-on
> service learning opportunity provides a variety of options for internship
> placements. Past internship placements have included health clinics,
> (human rights), reforestation projects, children's shelters, indigenous
> rights groups and schools among many others. Pre-requisite: Completion of
> winter quarter program.
> The cost of the program is $3750 per quarter which includes tuition, room
> and board, and program excursions. Airfare and medical insurance are not
> included in the price. Students receive regular UW credit for their work
> and most forms of financial aid and scholarships apply.
> Interested students can pick up application forms at the International
> Programs & Exchanges Office located in 516 Schmitz Hall. Questions?
> email Cameron Frisch (Foreign Study Adviser-Int'l Programs & Exchanges):
> cfrisch at u.washington.edu
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