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Costa Rica: Business in Latin America

Costa Rica Study Abroad


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Travel dates
July 28 - Aug. 8, 2014

Course dates
July 28 - Aug. 8, 2014

2014 program is now full. 

Get firsthand experience with doing business in Latin American countries. The course will emphasize the study of intercultural differences between the United States and Costa Rica as a valid representation of Latin American countries. In addition to regular classes on campus, students will spend 11 days in Costa Rica where they will visit and study at "Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion the Empresas" (Central American Institute of Business Administration), also known as INCAE, one of the top business schools in Latin America. The country's Chambers of Commerce and multinational companies will be used as field-based settings to accomplish the learning objectives for the class. Learn more about Costa Rica. 

*Apply early - space is limited! Application, all forms, payments, visa (if necessary), etc. must be processed and completed by the deadline of May 28, 2014.

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InformationAvailable courses

Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites.

Course enrollment deadline: July 17, 2014

1 - Intercultural Relations in Business (MAN 2604)
Prerequisite: REA 0001

2 - Survey of International Business (GEB 2350)
Prerequisites: None

3 - Managing Cultural Diversity (MAN 4102)
Prerequisites: Admission to Banking (BAS), Technology Management (BAS), International Business (BAS), Management & Organizational Leadership (BAS), Health Services Administration (BAS), Health Services Administration (BASPR), Public Policy and Administration (BS) Business Administration (BS) or Educational Studies (BS)

CalendarProgram Meetings

Please mark your calendar for the following meetings.

Note: all meetings will take place on the Clearwater Campus from 4p.m. to 6p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - Meet and Greet
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - Pre-departure Orientation
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Farewell Meeting
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Re-Entry Meeting

PhoneLead faculty contacts

After you submit the application online, we will review your application and e-mail you with details of scheduling your interview with the Costa Rica trip lead faculty, Roberto Fernandez, 727-712-5770.