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Language of Instruction: Spanish Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore Pre-requisite Subjects: 3.0 GPA in Spanish language, 4 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent
Field of Study: Acting, Anthropology, Applied Physiology and Sport Management, Art, Art History, Biological Sciences, Business, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science and Engineering, Dance, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, Film and Media Arts, History, International Studies, Journalism, Language: Spanish, Markets and Culture, Math/ Statistics, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre SMU Abroad Application Cycle: August 15-October 1 for Spring, January 15-March 1 for Fall
Program Description:

Santiago, DR
CIEE Liberal Arts Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Improve your Spanish while gaining insight into the realities of life in the developing world of the Dominican Republic. In Santiago, you’ll immerse yourself in local culture, both on and off campus, through a combination of intensive coursework, homestays, volunteer opportunities, and a variety of cultural activities and excursions. In class you’ll study the language, politics, regional literature, and art. During rural work retreats, you’ll become part of life in the Dominican Republic – and the Dominican Republic will become part of you.

Study abroad in Santiago and you will:
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  • Interact at multiple levels of Dominican society through homestays, university courses, rural and urban volunteer activities, language partners, and activities with Dominican and Haitian support students
  • Consider an optional Community Service course or optional Teaching English as a Second Language course (earn a TESL certificate from PUCMM), both with hands-on practicums
  • Contrast the daily realities of the Dominicans and Haitian who share the campus and the city
  • Learn outside the classroom on class trips ranging from visits to local Santería altars to the Free Trade Zone; trips to sites of ecological and historical-cultural importance; and weekend excursions to the Samaná Peninsula and mountains of Constanza
     

Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 







Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.